Programs & Events


Activities & Events

Celebrate Recovery Walk

A free, annual event to celebrate those in recovery and/or those who support the recovery community. See below flyer for details on the next Celebrate Recovery Walk.

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

Family Based

Guiding Good Choices – Parents

Guiding Good Choices™ (GGC) is an interactive, multimedia curriculum that uses a variety of strategies to teach parents new skills. The GGC video shows families modeling the skills. The curriculum also uses role-play, guided practice, small- and large-group discussion, and home practice activities. 

Strengthening Families Program (SFP) – Youth 10–14, Parents/Caregivers

The Strengthening Families Program is a nationally and internationally recognized parenting and family strengthening program for high-risk and general population families. SFP is an evidence-based family skills training program found to significantly improve parenting skills and family relationships, reduce problem behaviors, delinquency and alcohol and drug abuse in children and to improve social competencies and school performance.

School Based

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.

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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