Partners in Prevention Fund Programs

  • Lifelines is a comprehensive suicide prevention program.  The goal is to promote a caring, competent community in which help-seeking is encouraged and modeled and suicidal behavior is recognized as an issue that cannot be kept a secret.  Lifelines seeks to increase the likelihood that staff and students know how to identify at-risk youth when they encounter them.
  • Parents Raising Safe Kids is a program designed to help communities and families create safe, healthy environments that protect children and youth from violence.  The curriculum helps families and caregivers raise children without violence by providing basic information on child development, risk factors for violence and its consequences and protective factors and skills for effective parenting.
  • Safe Dates is a curriculum that deals with attitudes and behaviors associated with teen dating abuse and violence.  The program is intended for both males and females.  Safe Dates strives to:
    • Raise awareness of what constitutes healthy vs. abusive dating relationships
    • Raise awareness of the causes and consequences of dating abuse
    • Equip students with skills and resources to help themselves or friends in abusive dating relationships
    • Equip students with the skills to develop healthy relationships
  • The Strengthening Families program is a family skills training program designed to increase resilience and reduce risk factors for substance abuse, depression, violence, aggression, delinquency and school failure in high risk, 10 – 14 year old children and their parents.
  • We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children's Activity and Nutrition) is a national movement designed to give parents, caregivers and entire communities a way to help children 8 to 13 years old stay at a healthy weight. We Can! provides 4 curricula:
  • Youth Act, also known as SOS Suicide Prevention, is a depression awareness and suicide prevention program.  Its primary objectives are to educate teens that depression is a treatable illness and to equip them with techniques to respond to a potential suicide in a friend or family member

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