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Too Good For Drugs and Violence Too Good for Drugs and Violence is a comprehensive evidence-based substance abuse prevention curriculum for students K-12 applying interactive, social games and activities to promote healthy decision-making.  Too Good for Drugs and Violence programs empower children with social-emotional learning and substance abuse prevention skills they need to lead happy and healthy lives. We are the only organization in Nebraska with trained program facilitators.

 

W.I.S.E - The Wellness Initiative for Senior Education Program is a wellness and prevention program targeting older adults, which is designed to help them celebrate healthy aging, make healthy lifestyle choices and avoid substance abuse. It provides valuable educational services to older adults on topics including medication misuse and management, stress management, depression, and substance abuse. 

Please call 402-871-5622 for current class information or to schedule a presentation for your school or organization!

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The Opioid Epidemic

Nebraska’s Response to a National Crisis

 

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The CDC recommends that in order to stop opioid abuse everyone should:
~Avoid taking painkillers more than prescribed
~Dispose of medications properly, as soon as treatment is done and avoid keeping them around the house
~Do not share, sell or use anyone else's prescription drugs
~Store prescription opioids in a secure place, out of reach of others(including children, family, friends and visitors)
~Discuss alternative pain relief options with your doctor

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Growing Up Drug-Free: A Parent's Guide to Prevention

The guide includes an overview of substance use among youth; descriptions of substances young people may use; a look at risk factors that may make kids more vulnerable to trying and using drugs, and protective factors to offset those risks; suggestions for how to talk to children about drugs, regardless of their age; and tips on what to do if you suspect your child is using alcohol, tobacco, or other drugs.

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