Project Ideas

Red Ribbon Week Roundup: Project Ideas to Celebrate Being Drug Free

Save the date: Red Ribbon Week is October 23-31! The nationally-recognized, week-long celebration of drug prevention is approaching quickly. The excitement of a new school year often brings amplified youth engagement and enthusiasm to complete meaningful projects. Now...

Mark Your Calendar: Planning Your 2022 Prevention Projects Made Easy

As we dive into 2022, we look forward to seeing the many projects our Youth Action Teams will complete this year! Below, we have provided a timeline of prevention-related cause awareness months, weeks and days to help you plan timely and relevant projects and events....

How to Host a Youth Friendly Party

No matter the time of year, it seems like festivities, parties and celebrations are taking place everywhere we turn. If your organization or Youth Action Team is considering throwing a party for any occasion that includes youth, it might seem overwhelming to make sure...

Tools for Advocacy: How to Contact Your Elected Officials

What is Advocacy? An advocate is a person who speaks, writes or acts in support of a person or issue. Practicing advocacy allows you to clarify your personal values and beliefs, use your voice about something important to you and help affect change. One way you can be...

Six Keys to Effective Advocacy

Voices for Prevention is gearing up for Substance Abuse Prevention Advocacy Day on February 24, 2022! We will join agencies from across the state to talk about the importance of substance abuse prevention with our state legislators. While this day is an important day...