Blog posts tagged with "Teen Drug Use"

The Power of Youth to Reduce Alcohol and Drug Abuse in Schools

December 7 2017

When alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs (ATODs) are such a pervasive and prevalent issue facing teens, how do we help them connect with one another and provide space for them to share their stories in a safe, meaningful way?

Alcohol and Drugs with Teens Today – Beyond “Just Say No”

March 28 2016

Community Matters' Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs (ATOD) Peer to Peer Prevention training was introduced after school district officials in San Jose, California approached Community Matters to see if the same strategies used in the evidence-based Safe School Ambassadors® (SSA) training could be applied to decisions young people make surrounding substance abuse.