Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug (ATOD) Prevention

Through the Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug (ATOD) Prevention programs, the agency provides grant funding, professional development, and technical assistance to support comprehensive prevention efforts in schools. Schools implement curricula, policies, peer leadership, intervention, and referral services to promote student resiliency and reduce risky behaviors. ATOD Prevention programs include:

School-based Drug & Alcohol Prevention Education & Legislation
The agency provides training resources and support to pre-service educators and school personnel on issues concerning the prevention and abuse of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.

Tobacco Use Prevention
As part of the statewide effort to reduce and prevent tobacco use among youth, the agency provides non-competitive grant funding to schools, professional development and technical assistance to school faculty and staff around tobacco use prevention and cessation curriculum and makes curricular resources available on loan through the Health Education Resource Center.

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