Engaging young people in advocacy, education & prevention
Creating social change around alcohol, drugs, and more

BRITE is a youth development project that promotes social change regarding underage and binge drinking and impaired driving using improvisation and interactive performance and workshops with engaging discussion, exploration of issues, and the development of personal and community solutions to these problems.

Our Goals

Our goal is to create change in community norms — behaviors, attitudes, perceptions, policies and environments — that accept, allow and encourage underage and binge drinking among 12-25 year olds in Ventura County by:

Environmental Prevention

Environmental prevention concentrates on changing those community conditions that increase the risk for underage and binge drinking. Environmental factors that influence underage drinking include:



Our activities directly related to underage and binge drinking and the dangerous behaviors and problems associated with alcohol use include:

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BRITE is made possible through funding from Ventura County Behavioral Health Department, Alcohol and Drug Programs.