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Norwich Prevention Council
Norwich Prevention Council

Mission Statement:

The Norwich Prevention Council works to prevent risky behavior among Norwich youth.

Our members are a community collaboration designed to:

  • Build local capacity to provide programs and opportunities for youth.
  • Promote education and training regarding tobacco, alcohol, drugs and other risky behavior.
  • Identify the needs of at risk youth
  • Provide information and referral services
  • Promote the development of prevention, treatment, and community mobilization services.

The Prevention Council activities may take many forms:

Environmental:


Preventing sales of tobacco and alcoholic beverages to minors

Enforcement and public policy changes

Community Based Processes:

Data collection and research

Assessing community needs


Community/Volunteer Services


Information Dissemination

Health Fairs & Health Promotions

Speaking engagements and media campaigns


Education

Parenting/Family Management Services

Peer leader/helper programs                                         


CSA groups


Workshops, lessons, and Seminars

Alternatives

Youth/Adult Leadership Functions

Alcohol/Drug/Tobacco Free Events


Community Drop-in Center Activities


Problem Identification and Referral:

Student Assistance Programs

Prevention/Assessment and Referral Services



Community Members
Great Norwich Anti-Bullying Coalition ,Norwich Youth & Family Services,
Norwich Free Academy, Norwich Police Department, Norwich Parents and Community Members, Norwich Public Schools, Otis Library, Southeast Region Action Council


Funding for this program provided by SERAC