Alcohol & Drug Education & Prevention Team (ADEPT)

Medication Drop Boxes Now Available

  • Find out where you can safely dispose of unwanted, unused, or expired medications.  Click here!  
  • If there is not a drop box close by, learn how to Monitor, Secure, or Destroy your medications at home. Click here.

2016 Banner Art Contest Winners

See the 2016 Banner Art Contest Winners

Congratulations to all the schools and youth groups that participated in the 7th annual Red Ribbon Banner Art Contest. Each participant is to be commended for a job well done!

“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.”

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