Programs & Events


Activities & Events

Annual “Celebrate Recovery” Walk

A free, annual event to celebrate those in recovery and/or those who support the recovery community.



Educational Presentations


Physical Affects of Substance Abuse

Prescription/Heroin Drug Abuse

Underage Drinking Prevention

Substance Abuse in Calhoun County

Substance Abuse in the Workplace


Prevention Programs

School Based

Catch My Breath– Grades 5th – 12th

The CATCH My Breath Program (grades 5, 6, 7-8, and 9-12) consists of 4 unique lessons for each grade group, that are approximately 35 minutes each. Each session includes a lesson plan with learner outcomes, a detailed outline of directions, and all materials including corresponding PowerPoint presentations.

LifeSkills Training (LST) – Grades 4–8

Botvin LifeSkills Training is an evidence-based substance abuse and violence prevention program that is uniquely designed to be flexible and interactive.

Teen Intervene (A Youth Diversion Program)

Teen Intervene is a brief, early intervention program tailored to youth who display the early stages of problematic alcohol, vaping/nicotine and/or marijuana use. This program is designed to reduce and ultimately eliminate a teen’s substance use. The Substance Abuse Council offers this program in a 1-day, small group, classroom setting.

Towards No Drug Abuse (TND) – Grades 9–12

Project TND is an effective, interactive classroom-based substance abuse prevention program that is based on more than two decades of successful research at the University of Southern California. Project TND focuses on three factors that predict tobacco, alcohol, and other drug use, violence-related behaviors, and other problem behaviors among youth.


Prime For Life (PFL) – High School and Adults

Prime For Life® is an evidence-based motivational prevention, intervention and pretreatment program specifically designed for people who may be making high-risk choices. This includes but is not limited to impaired driving offenders, college students and young people charged with alcohol and/or drug offenses. It is designed to change drinking and drug use behaviors by changing beliefs, attitudes, risk perceptions, motivations and the knowledge of how to reduce their risk of alcohol and drug related problems throughout their lives.

Training for Intervention ProcedureS (TiPS) – Retailers

TIPS® is the global leader in education and training for the responsible service, sale and consumption of alcohol. Proven effective by third-party studies, TIPS is a skills-based training program that is designed to prevent intoxication, underage drinking and drunk driving.

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