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SAFE & DRUG FREE SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITIES

Safe & Drug Free Schools and Communities

The LCSD1 Safe & Drug Free Schools Department offers research-based programs and services to change student’s attitudes towards drugs and violence, bullying prevention, suicide prevention as well as improve healthy development and enhance a healthy, safe school climate. For more information about any of our Safe & Drug Free Schools and Communities programs listed below, please call 307-771-2255 or contact your school principal.


Prevention Programs


Elementary Level

  • Prevention Kits - Materials to educate students about the hazards of alcohol, tobacco, drug use and violence, stranger awareness, health promotions, and cyber safety and awareness. Materials also teach life skills necessary for healthy development and positive relationships.
  • Be Cool - Violence prevention program teaches how to recognize feelings and make healthy, emotionally intelligent choices in responding to them.

Secondary Level

  • Project Alert - Video-based drug prevention program that focuses on substances adolescents use first and most widely: alcohol, tobacco, marijuana and inhalants.
  • Aggressors, Victims and Bystanders Prevention - Aims to prevent or reduce violence by altering thought patterns and actions that lead students to become involved in violence.
  • Project Toward No Drug Abuse - Helps high school youth (14-19 years old) resist substance use. Project TND teaches participants increased coping and self-control skills.
  • Anger Management Strategies - Teaches adolescents to understand and replace aggression and antisocial behavior with positive alternatives.
  • This Way Out: Freedom from Tobacco - Students participate in a program to reduce their tobacco use.  Students examine the hazards, undesirable effects, cost of tobacco use and ways to abstain from tobacco use.
  • Young Men’s Work/Young Women's Lives - Peer-based support group that helps male/female students form allies, understand the social context in which violence occurs and learn ways to reduce personal aggression.
  • Careful Caring - Support group to help students cope with family members who are abusing or addicted to drugs/alcohol.
  • Alternate Groups - Student assistance counselors provide groups aimed at preventing or providing support for dealing with problems such as a conflict resolution, stress management, grief and loss, and bullying.

Elementary & Secondary Schools

  • Building Developmental Assets - Workshops are provided to school staff, students and the community on how to build assets, factors that protect against failure among students.
  • Olweus Bullying Prevention Program - A systemic, mandatory, research-based, K-8 Bullying Prevention Program.
  • Safe School Ambassadors - A systemic, mandatory, research-based, 9-12 Bullying Prevention Program. 
  • Second Step Violence Prevention/Steps to Respect - Teaches social and emotion skills to K-9 students.
  • Click Program - a grant funded by the Wyoming Department of Transportation focused on traffic safety.
  • Lifelines - a suicide prevention program.


Prevention Campaigns

  • Red Ribbon Week - Nationwide alcohol, drug, tobacco, and violence prevention campaign.
  • Kick Butt Day - A campaign to increase awareness of the hazards of tobacco use and to promote quitting smoking among teens.
  • Random Acts of Kindness Week - Violence prevention.
  • Yellow Ribbon Week - Suicide prevention.
  • Prom Promise - Consequences of drug and alcohol use/abuse.
  • The Great American Smoke Out
  • National Inhalants Week
  • World Tobacco Day
  • Anti-Bullying March/Campaign


Resources

LCSD1 is pleased to provide the following resources for a ensuring safe and drug free environment for all our learners:

LCSD1 Safe & Drug Free Schools

Bullying Prevention and Reporting

Click Program - Occupant Protection

Suicide Prevention

LCSD1 is also pleased to offer the following resources to parents, students, teachers and community members. These resources include program kits, activity books, DVDs, books, and more. For more information please call 307-771-2255 or contact your school principal.

Safe & Drug Free School Inventory


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