Prevention Programs

Harbor provides prevention programs on alcohol, tobacco, drugs, and violence to schools and community groups throughout Lucas County. To bring any of the programs below to your school or community group, call 419-475-4449 and ask for the Prevention Team.

Prevention Presents

Prevention Presents provides parents and students with advice, tips, and information about issues facing school-aged children such as drug, alcohol, and tobacco use, bullying, managing stress, and how to get the conversation started.

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Youth and Drugs

Why is Drug Prevention Awareness important for youth?

There are several reasons youth start to use drugs. Some believe drugs will help them think better, be more popular, or become better in their athletics. Others may just be curious and figure one try won’t hurt. Many young people begin to use drugs because they’re depressed and think that the drugs will help them escape their problems. Some of the drugs used are cigarettes (nicotine), marijuana, and inhalants.

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Project ALERT Program

Motivates the students against drug use, provides skills and strategies to resist drugs, and establishes some new non-use attitudes and beliefs. Project ALERT focuses on why people use and don’t use drugs, consequences of smoking cigarettes and marijuana, drinking consequences and alternatives, internal and external pressures to use, inhalant abuse and resistance skills. The Project ALERT program is a 12 week program and teaches the whole classroom by coming in once a week for forty-five minutes to an hour. Grades 6th through 8th.

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Life Skills Training

This program promotes healthy alternatives to risky behavior through activities rather than teaching information about the dangers of drug abuse. Life Skills focuses on self-esteem, decision making, smoking facts, advertising, stress, communication, social skills, and assertiveness. The Life Skills training is a 10 week program and teaches the whole classroom by coming in once a week for forty-five minutes to an hour. Grades 3rd through 6th.

This school-based program is offered by the Prevention Team. For more information, call 419-475-4449 and ask for Prevention.


Other Harbor Services

Individual and Group Counseling
Community Support Services
Developmental Pediatrics
Child Psychology
Psychiatric Evaluation
School-Based Programs
Psychological Testing
Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment
Vocational & Rehabilitation Services
Career Assessments
Community Based Counseling
Integrated/Primary Care
Parenting Groups
Medication Management
Dual Diagnosis
On-Site Pharmacy
Wellness Education
Telehealth Services


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