Project SUCCESS

Project SUCCESS (Schools Using Coordinated Community Efforts to Strengthen Students) is designed to prevent and reduce substance use among students 12 to 18 years of age. The intervention includes four components:  The Prevention Education Series (PES), an eight-session alcohol, tobacco, and other drug program; School-wide activities and promotional materials to increase the perception of the harm of substance use, positively change social norms about substance use, and increase enforcement of and compliance with school policies and community laws; A parent program that includes informational meetings, parent education, and the formation of a parent advisory committee; Individual and group counseling. Students and parents who require more intensive counseling, treatment, or other services are referred to appropriate agencies or practitioners in the community.