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PREVENTION & EDUCATION

Education tools for all ages

Community

SHELBY COUNTY COUNSELING CENTER

Providing prevention, consultation and education services to the educational and criminal justice systems. Learn More

FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER OF NORTHWEST OHIO

Providing behavioral health services across Northwest Ohio. Prevention and Education Programs include:

Botvin Life Skills Training Learn More

Too Good For Drugs Learn More

Challenge Learn More

Word of Mouth Learn More

Project H.A.P.P.Y. Learn More

Prime for Life (Alcohol 101 and 202) Learn More

Tobacco Awareness Program (TAP) Learn More

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Youth

CHARACTER PLAYBOOK

The NFL and United Way have teamed up to give thousands of middle school students the tools to cultivate and maintain healthy relationships.  Learn More

HIDDEN IN PLAIN SIGHT - A drug awareness program every parent should attend.

Parents have the chance ot search a mock teen bedroom. A local expert will educate parents on the various ways drugs and alcohol use can be “hidden in plain sight.” Contact ridgewayi@tcbmds.org to learn more.

PARTNERSHIP FOR DRUG-FREE KIDS

A nonprofit supporting families struggling with their son or daughter’s substance use. Learn More

D.A.R.E.

Teaching students good decision-making skills to help them lead safe and healthy lives. Learn More

DRUG USE PREVENTION EDUCATION RESOURCE GUIDE

Download this excellent resource by the Ohio Attorney General for prevention education in our schools. Ohio Attorney General’s Drug Use Prevention Education Resource Guide

PROJECT PURPLE

Students learn that they do not need drugs and alcohol to meet life’s challenges; that they are perfect the way they are. Learn More

Parents

START TALKING!

Parents, mentors and peers can make a difference just by talking to the young people in their lives about drug use. Start Talking! gives parents, guardians, educators and community leaders the tools to start the conversation with Ohio’s youth about the importance of living healthy, drug-free lives. Learn More

Workforce

TAKE CHARGE OHIO

An initiative to empower all Ohioans to work together to use pain medication safely. We are patients, family members, doctors, nurses, dentists, teachers, parents, children, people struggling with addiction, people in recovery, people in pain, and people who want to make a difference. Learn More

FREE OPIOD TOOLKIT

The Ohio Chamber of Commerce, Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Working Partners have developed and made available a FREE Opioid Toolkit containing resources that will enable employers to refine or retool their operations in response to the opioid epidemic. Learn More

PRESCRIPTION DROPBOX PROGRAM

Citizens can safely and securely dispose of unused and/or expired prescription medications.

There are two Prescription Drop Boxes located in Shelby County:

Sidney Police Department Lobby: 234 W. Court Street/Sidney, OH/45365

Shelby County Sheriff Department Lobby:  555 Gearhart Road/Sidney, OH/45365

This website is funded through a grant from The Community Foundation of Shelby County.