YES Community Counseling Center’s Prevention services are provided to youth, families, and parents and is designed to reduce individual, family, and community level risk factors and increase protective factors.

We aim to increase awareness about personal and community issues, prevent the onset of substance abuse, and to promote healthy families and safe communities.

Our prevention services are provided through evidenced based approaches to youth and families within the communities we serve. 

COMMUNITY COALITIONS

YES Community Counseling Center partners with community coalitions  in providing school-based programs, intervention services, and environmental strategies. YES provides training and support utilizing the Strategic Prevention Framework model in an effort to streamline  substance abuse prevention and reduction efforts and enhance the infrastructure.

MASSAPEQUA TAKES ACTION COALITION

In 2018, YES Community Counseling Center was awarded the Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Grant Program through the Office of National Drug Control Policy and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for MTAC. MTAC works within the community providing prevention education aimed at reducing underage drinking and youth substance misuse.

LEVITTOWN COMMUNITY ACTION COALITION

In 2019, the Levittown School District was awarded the Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Grant Program through the Office of National Drug Control Policy and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for LCAC. The Levittown Community Action Coalition works to reduce underage drinking and substance abuse in youth, young adults, and their families through collaboration, providing prevention programs and education provided to youth and their families. 

PARTNERING IN ACTION AND CHANGE FOR TOMORROW

YES Community Counseling Center’s PACT (Partnering in Action and Change for Tomorrow) project is funded through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (SAMHSA-CSAP). The purpose of this grant project is to prevent the onset and reduce the progression of substance abuse through the strengthening of prevention capacity and infrastructure at the community level. The program is intended to address one of the nation’s top substance abuse prevention priorities. 

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