We Got the Grant- An Overview of a Substance Abuse Prevention Program Study Coming to CCPS
Presenter: Anne Moss Rogers, Board member, Beacon Tree Foundation; Owner, Emotionally Naked LLC
There are four traits that Put Kids at Risk of Substance Misuse and in January 2019, VCU Institute of Drug & Alcohol Studies with Beacon Tree Foundation, won the VCU CCTR Endowment Fund to implement Preventure, a personality-targeted life skills training program that has been shown to reduce drug and alcohol use in schools by up to 80%.
The pilot study, the first in the US, will include four Virginia schools: Midlothian High School (CSPS), Carver Academy (CSPS), Binford Middle School (RPS), St. Gertrude All girls private school (Richmond city).
- Preventure Study for Central Virginia (4 page pdf)
- Preventure one pager
- 23-question Personality Quiz for Students
Newspaper and Magazine Articles
- The 4 Traits That Put Kids at Risk for Addiction– New York Times
- Can Substance Use be Prevented? – Richmond Family Magazine