NCPN Sponsored Community Events
National Prescription Drug Take Back
Project Graduation at HVRHS
National Red Ribbon Campaign
HYSB Fall Festival Run
National Prescription Drug Sticker Campaign
NCPN Annual Wellness Fair
Please visit our calendar for upcoming school and community presentations, workshops, panel discussions, and training!
Currently Implemented In All Six Region1 Middle Schools
Botvin LifeSkills Training (LST) is a research-validated substance abuse prevention program proven to reduce the risks of alcohol, tobacco, drug abuse, and violence by targeting the major social and psychological factors that promote the initiation of substance use and other risky behaviors. This comprehensive and exciting program provides adolescents and young teens with the confidence and skills necessary to successfully handle challenging situations.
Developed by Dr. Gilbert J. Botvin, a leading prevention expert, Botvin LifeSkills Training is backed by over 30 scientific studies and is recognized as a Model or Exemplary program by an array of government agencies including the U.S. Department of Education and the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention.
Rather than merely teaching information about the dangers of drug abuse, Botvin LifeSkills Training promotes healthy alternatives to risky behavior through activities designed to: