LEAD & SEED
YOUTH EMPOWERED, ENVIRONMENTAL APPROACH
Lead & Seed is a youth empowered, environmental approach to preventing and reducing alcohol consumption, teen tobacco use, drug use and prescription drug misuse in a community.
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Lead & Seed is a program for high school youth that is based on SAMSHA’s (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration) Strategic Prevention Framework. Lead & Seed is designed to increase young people's knowledge and problem-solving skills for preventing substance use and substance-related behaviors in their communities, guide them to developing prevention plans, and help them to implement these plans.
Previous Program Activities
Project Sticker Shock at several businesses in Henrico
Parent and teen prescription drug survey
2017-18 Planned Activities
Address no smoking policies at partner organizations
Host social media trainings
Create a junior activist club
Form a flag football team
Create monthly centric circle events at local high schools