Prevention is the key and the foundation of decreasing substance misuse and other drug-related issues in our communities, schools, businesses, and other professional organizations by utilizing tools to reduce risk factors and increase protective factors. Cape Assist focuses on three main areas to create an effective prevention strategy for reducing substance misuse: education, advocacy, and community collaboration. Cape Assist provides evidence-based education programs for all ages with the addition of community and youth-based coalitions and groups.
The Three Parts of Prevention
The up-to-date and correct information is needed to make healthy decisions; Cape Assist provides prevention education in three ways:
Providing educational programs to youth and adults in a variety of settings. Our programs focus on developing important life skills, such as; decision making, stress management, communication, and healthy lifestyle choices.
Providing education and local resources through social media outlets and attending health fairs, community events, and other public outreach events.
Providing the latest trends and the current findings in the field of substance misuse prevention and treatment through professional development seminars, conferences,