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Programs that provide information about substance use disorders (including the substances most commonly used and their effects, the diagnostic criteria for substance use disorders, screening and diagnostic procedures and methods of treatment) and/or which offer any of a variety of services that focus on substance use prevention for people of all ages who are at risk. Included may be printed materials or videos that address the subject; psycho-educational and skill building activities; structured groups which focus on family dynamics, problem-solving, self-esteem and similar issues; and presentations in schools and agencies and to family groups regarding the dangers of alcohol and drug use and smoking, the signs of substance use disorders, the legal consequences of illegal substance use and how to get help.

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Alcohol/Drug Abuse ServicesThe mission of Albany County Substance Abuse Prevention Program (ACSAPP) is to promote healthy behaviors by providing resources that empower the individual, the family, the workplace and the community to cope with complex and stressful conditions in our society. ACSAPP provides a range of services that are designed to provide information, education, alternatives, social norms and environmental change.AlbanyALBANY COUNTY SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION PROGRAM (ACSAPP)ALBANY COUNTY DEPARTMENT FOR CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES
Alcohol/Drug Abuse ServicesThe Prevention Council offers school-based curricula, a student assistance program, parenting education and support, underage and problem gambling prevention, afterschool and summer prevention services, community mobilization, information and referral, offender programs for DWI and young adult alcohol or drug-related offenses, underage drinking prevention and law enforcement support, community education and professional training.SaratogaALCOHOL AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTIONALCOHOL AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION COUNCIL OF SARATOGA COUNTY
Alcohol/Drug Abuse ServicesPrevention Educators work in the school classrooms to provide evidenced based programming that have been shown to reduce substance use. Counselors work in several schools to help youth deal with issues leading to substance abuse such as truancy, poor learning skills, behavioral issues, or a family history of violence or substance abuse. FultonSUBSTANCE ABUSE AND PREVENTION EDUCATION COUNSELINGCATHOLIC CHARITIES OF FULTON AND MONTGOMERY COUNTIES
Education/Prevention ServicesCAPIT provides various programs in different locations as the need arises.AlbanyBOCES CAPIT SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION PROGRAMSBOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES (BOCES) - CAPITAL REGION
Education/Training ServicesTraining professionals in the three main credentialing areas for the substance abuse field (CASAC, CPP and CPS).AlbanyCENTER FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENTADDICTIONS CARE CENTER OF ALBANY (ACCA)
Parent/ Family Support ServicesCommunity education program offering parenting and substance abuse prevention skills.AlbanyYOUTH DEVELOPMENT/SUBSTANCE ABUSE DISORDER PREVENTION PROGRAMMINGADDICTIONS CARE CENTER OF ALBANY (ACCA)
Youth Enrichment ServicesTeens in the Teen Program are able to participate in a variety of local and national programs along with an assortment of activities and events offered and organized by local universities. We hope that by participating in various programs, our teens will discover their potential and possibilities for the future.RensselaerTEEN PROGRAMTROY BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB

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