ADEPT Prevention Programs

Community Prevention Projects

Underage Drinking

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Depenadept-major-minordence - Orange County (NCADD – OC) / Community Alliance Network (CAN)
CAN is the prevention arm of NCADD-OC and is dedicated to creating and implementing prevention strategies that reduce underage drinking. Project staff provides education, training and technical assistance in the cities of Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, Dana Point and Anaheim. Using mass media campaigns, efforts focus on increasing adult awareness of the prevalence and consequences of underage drinking, as well as identifying effective prevention strategies that address this problem. For more information on these prevention activities, call (949) 595-2288.

Alcohol & Other Drug Impaired Driving

Choose your ride wisely, don't drink and drive.Community Service Programs: Positive Actions Toward Health (CSP/PATH)
CSP~PATH is a community-based prevention project that aims to create safe and healthy communities by reducing problems associated with alcohol and other drug (AOD) impaired driving. Project staff provides education, training, and technical assistance in the cities of Anaheim, Huntington Beach, Santa Ana and Orange. Using mass media campaigns, efforts focus on increasing community awareness of driving under the influence (DUI) enforcement operations conducted by local law enforcement. Services also include providing responsible beverage service training for on-sale alcohol establishments. For more information on these prevention activities, call (949) 757-1096.

Prescription & Over-The-Counter Drug Abuse

Community Service Programs: Positive Actions Toward Health (CSP/PATH)
CSP~PATH is a community-based prevention project that aims to create safe and healthy communities by reducing problems associated with prescription and over-the-counter (Rx/OTC) drug use. Project staff provides education, training, and technical assistance in the cities of Fullerton, Orange, Newport Beach and Mission Viejo. Using mass media campaigns, efforts focus on increasing adult awareness of the problems of Rx/OTC drug abuse and educating health professionals on effective prevention strategies that address this problem. For more information on these prevention activities, call (714) 441-0807.


School-Based & Youth-Focused Projects

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Orange County Friday Night Live Partnership (OCFNLP) - Orange County Department of Education
With the focus on positive and healthy youth development, Friday Night Live engages youth as active leaders and resources in their communities. Staff provides support and training designed to build the leadership skills of young people, enabling them to design and implement prevention projects at their schools and in their communities. The OCFNLP works together with students attending public, alternative and continuation schools, and with young people in community, faith-based, and youth-serving organizations. For more information on these services, call (714) 966-4387.

Community Service Programs, Inc. ~ Positive Action Towards Health (CSP/PATH)
Faith-Based AOD Prevention Project

The mission of CSP/PATH’s Faith-Based Alcohol and Other Drug prevention project is to build the capacity of faith-based organizations to provide youth-focused alcohol and other drug prevention services. The project focuses on building protective factors in youth that counter or buffer the risks of alcohol and other drug use. Project staff provides education, training and technical assistance to Orange County faith-based organizations. For additional information on these activities, call (949) 757-1096.


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Data Collection Projects

CLEW Associates - Alcohol/drug Sensitive Information Planning System (ASIPS)
The ASIPS Program is a specialized information utility designed to assist local communities in developing data on alcohol and other drug (AOD) involvement in police activities and applying that data to the prevention or reduction of AOD-related problems in the local community. The heart of the program is an ASIPS Data Base, which uses police calls-for-service and arrest data to profile alcohol/drug involvement in police activity and to report AOD-related events in local community environment contexts of time, location, and type of setting. For additional information, call (510) 526-2210.