Substance Abuse Among Young People - Martinsville and Henry Counties, VA (Cohort 1 - 2012)

Team Members

  • Gordon Green
  • Regina Clark
  • Brad Kinkema
  • Sharon Ortiz-Garcia

Team Overview

The goal of the project is to increase preventive knowledge and decrease current substance abuse throughout these counties by July 2014. Community members and leaders currently trained in “40 Assets,” a positive youth development framework, will provide “train-the-trainer” sessions to further disseminate knowledge and information. Team members will work with partners to distribute weekly information sheets to parents and educators regarding one asset per week during the school year. Each month, partners will work together to provide various educational opportunities to parents and teachers.

Team Documents