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Retired Senior Volunteer Program activities in alcohol and drug abuse prevention and education

Research Triangle Institute

Retired Senior Volunteer Program activities in alcohol and drug abuse prevention and education

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Published by ACTION, Office of Policy, Research and Evaluation, Program Analysis and Evaluation Division in Washington, DC (1100 Vermont Ave., NW, Washington 20525) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Retired Senior Volunteer Program (U.S.),
  • Older volunteers in social service -- United States,
  • Alcoholism -- United States -- Prevention,
  • Drug abuse -- United States -- Prevention

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEvaluation report on the Retired Senior Volunteer Program, activities in alcohol...
    Statementprepared by Research Triangle Institute
    ContributionsUnited States. Action. Program Analysis and Evaluation Division
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 50 p. ;
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14439470M

    Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention work at Wolverine Wellness is student-centered and uses evidence-based strategic interventions, collaboration, innovation and the incorporation of the wellness dimensions to reduce harmful consequences of alcohol and other drug use. The goal is to support students in achieving their personal and academic potential.


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This report describes the important contribution that Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Volunteers are making to help reduce alcohol and drug abuse.

ACTION undertook a study of the Retired Senior Volunteer Program's activities in alcohol and drug abuse prevention. Retired senior volunteer program activities in alcohol and drug abuse prevention and education. Washington, D.C.: ACTION, Office of Policy, Research and Evaluation, Program Analysis and Evaluation Division, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors.

ACTION undertook a study of the Retired Senior Volunteer Program's activities in alcohol and drug abuse prevention and education. The study had two major goals: to provide descriptive information based on RSVP Projects, Stations, and Volunteers and on the effects of RSVP activities; and to describe successful activities and program elements that ACTION.

Volunteer for the Visayans (VFV) provides a wide range of program choices for people wanting to Volunteer Abroad in the Philippines through our local community partners and our very own community centers. VFV endeavours to improve the quality of life of the community by provid.

WNY United Against Drug & Alcohol Abuse WNY United Against Drug & Alcohol Abuse Mission Statement WNY United Against Drug & Alcohol Abuse, Inc. is a community based prevention agency designed to increase awareness, educate and mobilize a broad cross-section of individuals and groups to participate actively in proven strategies to prevent substanc.

Most Misused Substances Are Alcohol and Heroin Alcohol remains the most common drug of misuse among those seeking help at Senior Hope.

However, recently the proportion of people admitted to Senior Hope primarily for heroin use has increased from 11% (17 out of ) in to % (six out of 26) so far inaccording to OASAS data. Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services, Inc. (ADAS) is a functional unit Single County Authority (SCA) for Cameron, Elk and McKean Counties.

As such, ADAS both administers federal, state and county funds for drug and alcohol services at the local level, and also directly provides Drug and Alcohol services. The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy has released a resource guide for evidence-based prevention programs in school settings.

The resources included in this guide are available free from the federal government and can help educators protect students and schools from the impact of illicit substance use and misuse. Volunteer opportunity description As a Substance Abuse Treatment volunteer or intern, you would be working with our El Rio Program.

El Rio is an OASES-licensed drug-free outpatient substance abuse treatment program that operates as a court-mandated alternative to incarceration ("ATI"). Hanley Foundation offers drug prevention programs and substance abuse prevention programs for those dealing with drug and alcohol abuse, and counseling for their parents and caregivers.

Hanley Foundation's substance abuse prevention education is well-known and highly regarded for. The Retired Senior Volunteer Program or County or Tribal Aging Unit can tell you about local opportunities.

Senior Companion Program The Senior Companion Program arranges for people age 60 and older to provide assistance and friendship to elderly individuals who are homebound, generally living alone, who may be at risk for institutional placement. Successful applicants attend weekly training sessions for 18 weeks while learning counselling skills taught by specialists in the drug and alcohol sector, and related fields.

Volunteers are then placed within an alcohol and other drugs (AOD) agency for approximately 12 months where they volunteer for a minimum of four hours each week.

PEERx: Teen Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention (NIDA) PDF Downloads of Drug Data Sheets (DEA) Project ALERT. Rx for Understanding: Be Smart About Prescription Drugs (Grades ) Rx for Understanding: Preventing Prescription Drug Abuse (Grades ) SAMHSA Underage Drinking.

Sara Bellum Blog for Teens (NIDA) Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment: Know. Volunteer With A Senior Buddy Program. If there aren’t any nearby assisted living facilities or if you’d prefer to form a more personalized senior friendship, find a senior buddy program in your area.

Some partner with meal delivery programs to guarantee regular visits, and others you can schedule around your needs. Perhaps surprisingly, illegal drug use is on the rise among seniors, according to a recent Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration report.

In what SAMHSA officials have called "the 'graying' of drug users in America," the federal organization found that admissions for drug abuse treatment for people 50 and older have doubled. Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Matches volunteers, 55+ years, with local organizations to assist in providing services that rely on the volunteer’s skills and talents.

Veterans Helping Veterans Senior volunteers, 55+ years who are veterans themselves, serve as mentors to returning veterans transitioning back to civilian life.

Alcohol and other drug use and abuse can cause physical, psychological and emotional health problems. If you suspect that your alcohol and other drug use and abuse requires intervention, there are many resources available to you. Support staff employees may contact the Dutchess County Employee Assistance Program.

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program (DAAPP) for Employees. NOVA supports the requirements of the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act. In support of the College’s drug-free workplace policy, NOVA utilizes a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program (DAAPP) for employees to prevent the illicit use of drugs and the abuse of alcohol or inhalants by.

Caring School Community Program (Formerly, Child Development Project). This is a universal family-plus-school program to reduce risk and strengthen protective factors among elementary school children.

The program focuses on strengthening students’ “sense of community,” or connection, to school. Research has shown that this sense of community has been key to reducing drug.

Center for Humanistic Change - provides educational and informational programs to prevent substance abuse.

Programs include: life skills for adults and youth, parenting education, violence prevention, and alternative activities for teens and education targeted to avert drug and alcohol involvement.

The Substance Abuse Prevention Implementation Plan insures all BCPS students in grades K receive substance use and abuse prevention education. The lessons can be found in the Substance Use and Abuse Prevention Education Toolkit and advance each year through developmentally appropriate instruction and skill building.

These plan and lessons meet the. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Treatment Facility Locator This tool helps you locate the drug and alcohol abuse treatment programs nearest to you.

This tool lists private and public facilities that are licensed, certified, or otherwise approved for inclusion by their state substance abuse agency. The Alcohol Program conducts applied public health research to assess the relationship between excessive drinking and other health and social outcomes, including unintended pregnancy, youth risk behaviors (e.g., sexual activity), violence, and alcohol-impaired driving.

The Alcohol Program is also working with the CDC’s Community Guide Branch. GECAC will be closed Monday, February 17 in recognition of President's Day. Helping People. Changing Lives. Community Action changes peoples lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live.

We care about the entire community and are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other as. D.A.R.E. America’s Commitment to Prevention In its 35 year history, D.A.R.E. America has constantly improved its science and evidence based education programs to provide students with the knowledge and tools they need to resist drugs, alcohol, and other high risk behaviors.

DOMESTIC VOLUNTEER SERVICE ACT OF (Public Law 93–, Oct. 1, ; 42 U.S.C. et seq.) [As Amended Through P.L. –13, Enacted Ap ] AN ACT To provide for the operation of programs by the ACTION Agency, to establish certain new such programs, and for other Size: KB. Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program Policy Statement and Purpose.

As a Christian institution of higher education, Regent University (RU) follows the Bible’s call to a sober mind and sound judgment. All members of the RU community—faculty, staff and students—are required to refrain from illegal drugs and abuse of alcohol.

The Community Health Unit engages with several community groups to address community priorities and needs for all age groups. Initiatives currently focus on increasing physical activity and nutrition; reducing alcohol, tobacco and other drug use and exposure; and, promoting community connections and positive mental wellbeing.

Get involved. To cater to the interests of our diverse student body, Student Involvement offers exciting opportunities to meet new friends, gain valuable career expertise and explore different cultures.

Through a variety of programs, services and activities, Student Involvement works to create a healthy and involved campus community while providing students an opportunity to. Program and CFDA Number Types of Activities Participants Contact Information HHS/ACF Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP CFDA) The purpose of this program is to educate adolescents and young adults on both abstinence and contraception for the prevention of pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, including HIV/AIDS.

Alcohol, tobacco and other drugs present a risk to the health and safety of children and young people. They are incompatible with a learning environment and inappropriate in a school setting.

The department applies a harm minimisation approach to the management of suspected drug-related incidents. Deliver Community Education We have developed presentation materials to help you educate your community about the risks of heroin and other opioids.

The presentation is designed to be delivered by law enforcement in collaboration with health care, prevention. Retired & Senior Volunteer Program; Behavioral Health.

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Unit. Prevention ; Children’s Inter-Agency Coordinating Committee; Human Services Advisory Council; Intoxicated Drivers Resource Center. Court Liaison Program; Directions; Mental Health Board; Community Development & Housing.

Block Grant Program; Citizen Participation. Opportunities Events Organizations COVID Opportunities (Existing Users) COVID In-Kind Donations Needed Manchester Community Needs COVID Response (New Users) Monadnock RSVP Volunteer Center. View Details. through Project Towards No Drug Abuse (Project TND).

This indicated prevention intervention targets high school age youth who attend alternative or traditional high schools.

The goal is to prevent the transition from drug use to drug abuse, through considering the developmental issues faced by. Stopping Alcohol & Other Drug Use Before it Starts: The Future of Prevention() includes a summary of the epidemic of alcohol and other drug use, knowledge about prevention of alcohol and other drug use, identification of youths at high risk, reduction of risk, and the next steps to take.

Robert L. DuPont (Ed.), Office for Substance Abuse. Opportunities Events Agencies COVID Response Local Volunteer Centers Volunteer Recognition Age of volunteer. Agency County the agency is located in.

Available Slots. need Date: Domain Yard Work for Seniors in Need. LSC has established a drug-free and alcohol abuse awareness program to inform its faculty, staff, and students about the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse and the penalties that may be imposed for drug and alcohol abuse violations.

The Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program is available to all faculty, staff, and students of LSC. Rio Salado College is required by the Drug Free Schools and Communities Act Amendments ofPublic Law and the Higher Education Act to adopt and implement a program to prevent the use of illicit drugs and the abuse of alcohol by students and employees.

Further intervention may be needed for alcohol abuse or for prescription drug misuse or abuse: Seek counseling; Attend Step or other support group meetings; How Family Members can Help. Seniors should also make their families aware if they are struggling with an alcohol or drug abuse issue.

Families can help by. Juvenile Drug Education Program (DEP) Juvenile Theft Prevention Program. Retired & Senior Volunteer Program. Payments & Fees. Agendas & Minutes. eMPLOYMENT. mAPS. pROPERTY tAX iNFO. Contact Us. Sherburne County Government Center Business Center Drive NW Suite Elk River, MN Sherburne County Email: secure e-mail .D.A.R.E.

(Drug Abuse Resistance Education) is a popular and effective program directed at children who have yet to have their first alcohol or drug experience.

The officers assigned to this unit coordinate with the Muscogee County School District and participate in a week curriculum with each 5th grade class in the elementary schools in.The Foster Grandparent Program provides an opportunity for senior men and women to interact with children through active involvement at locations such as non-profit daycare centers, Head Start, state-supported facilities, public and private schools and home settings.