Youth Education Programs

project 444Project ALERT  is a schoolbased 11-week program for Middle school students located in the Northeast San Fernando Valley which has proven to have reduced the experimental use of drugs. It seeks to prevent adolescent non-users from experimenting with drugs. Also, help students already experimenting from becoming more abusers with alcohol, marijuana, tobacco, and other drugs. This curriculum is published by the BEST Foundation For A Drug-Free Tomorrow and RAND.

Lessons as follows:

  • Introduction to Project Alert
  • Consequences of Smoking Cigarettes and Marijuana
  • Drinking Consequences and Alternatives
  • Introduction to Pressures
  • Social Pressures to Use Drugs
  • Resisting Internal and External Pressures to Use Drugs
  • Practicing Resistance Skills
  • Inhalant Abuse
  • Review and Practice Resistance Techniques
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Benefits of not Using Drugs  

Youth Prevention Community Council:

The Youth Prevention Community Council meets bi-monthly at the San Fernando Office at 1024N Maclay Ave Suite M-13, San Fernando, CA 91340. Call the office for more information at (818) 837-2272