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

  • Blog Post: Thousand Oaks Reality Party for Parents on October 21st!

    Registration Now Open!

Maybe you missed it this year (and we are so sorry for you if you did), but Summerfest is an annual health fair hosted by Ventura Unified School District and we had a BLAST coming out to talk, offer services and take pictures in our sweet photo booth. A large

Our very own Katherine Kasmir was featured in the Camarillo Acorn this month! Katherine's founding of Straight Up and Reality Parties for Parents has sparked (as it intends to) much discussion around youth drinking culture and the parental role in prevention. Check out this rundown!

Social host ordinance aims to deter

The title is pretty straight forward but it's an easy answer to a tough issue: Cyberbullying is a huge problem.

We routinely visit middle schools around the county to help students create prevention PSA's about topics they are passionate about - usually this involves alcohol, tobacco or substance abuse. Lately we

Fight the stigma and explore education, advocacy and issues in mental health this month with these websites.
Mentalhealth.gov
Mentalhealth.gov is a full stop resource for all things mental health. From their home page:

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps


What is CHKS?
"The California Healthy Kids Survey (CHKS) is an anonymous, confidential survey of youth resiliency, protective factors, and risk behaviors. It is administered to students at grades five, seven, nine, and eleven. It enables schools and communities to collect and analyze data regarding local youth health risks and behaviors,

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