Alcohol & Drug Education & Prevention Team (ADEPT)

“The Prevention Programs consist of ADEPT Health Education Team and contracted community- and school-based agencies that aim to create safe and healthy communities by reducing problems associated with alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use through education, training, and technical assistance for Orange County.”

8th Annual Orange County Red Ribbon Battle of the Banner Theme Contest
Entry Deadline Extended: Tuesday, October 13, 2015


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Community-Prevention Projects

  • Underage Drinking
  • Parenting – Family Day
  • Alcohol & Other Drug Impaired Driving
  • Prescription & Over-The-Counter Drug Abuse

School-based & Youth Focused Projects

  • Orange County Friday Night Live Partnership (OCFNLP) — Orange County Department of Education
  • Community Service Programs, Inc. — Positive Action Towards Health (CSP/PATH)
    • Faith-based AOD Prevention Project
  • Community College Initiative
  • Youth Development – Red Ribbon Week

Data Collection

Technical Assistance

  • Building active community coalitions and partnerships
  • Problem identification and assessment
  • Program planning, implementation, and evaluation