Our Public Health programs seek to improve community standards to address alcohol, marijuana and other drug-related issues. Our Prevention efforts focuses on ways to prevent youth access and reduce availability in our communities.
Alcohol Retail Program: PYS is working with Alcohol Retailers in the city of San Fernando, Pacoima, North Hollywood, Toluca lake and Studio City by providing Responsible Beverage Services (RBS) training to liquor store personal by teaching retailers how to sell alcohol responsibly to their customers. Helping retailers implement best practices for limiting sales to youth and reducing underage drinking in our communities.
Prevention Classes/ Workshops: We conduct numerous of prevention classes/ workshops that focus on providing community education to increase public awareness:
- Risks of prescription drug abuse
- Safe use/ storage/ drug disposal programs for OTC/ Prescriptions pills
- Risks of marijuana and access
- Risks of alcohol consumption among youth and availability
- Provide available resources for help
Prevention Community Council (PCC): The goal is to implement policies that will improve the safety and wellness of the community. The council invites community residents, parents, youth, agencies, schools, law enforcement and city officials to discuss how we can work together to address community concerns related to alcohol, marijuana, prescription pills, tobacco and other drugs.
Coalition groups: Our coalitions works on local, city, county and statewide alcohol and other drug related issues to improve the quality of life among our youth and their families.
San Fernando Office:
1024n Maclay ave. STE M13 San Fernando, CA 91340
For more information, please contact
Program Director, Veronica De Lara