Youth Services : 808-249-2990
Underage Drinking Prevention Program & State of Hawaii Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Program
UNDERAGE DRINKING PREVENTION PROGRAM is designed to provide an Evidence Based curriculum to youth at Kalama Intermediate School in the 6th grade. The program is peer lead providing a comprehensive educational and age appropriate curriculum for middle and high school students in their classrooms during school hours.
YOUTH SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION PROGRAM provides an evidence-based, substance abuse educational curriculum that is peer led on underage drinking and tobacco prevention, and provide community service opportunities, in-school/afterschool and out of school. The peer led training and evidence-based prevention programs will benefit youth aged 11-18 in middle and high schools (6th-12th grade), families and the community in Maui. This program also provides youth with skills and opportunities to be leaders in the program, community and in everyday life.
Youth are also provided with opportunities to participate in fun, engaging, family strengthening, culturally competent, drug and alcohol-free alternative activities that reinforce healthy lifestyles.
Service learning projects are conducted after school and during school breaks. The objective is to delay the age when youth begin drinking and to reduce use among youth who have consumed alcohol.