The Prevention Resource Center serves as the central data collection repository and substance abuse prevention training liaison for Region 3. Our goal is to identify local community and county resources in order to create a data repository that will facilitate the development of a Regional Needs Assessment. We also promote the Texas School Survey conducted by the Texas A&M Public Policy Research Institute. The Prevention Resource Center is a program of The Council on Alcohol & Drug Abuse funded by the Texas Department of State Health Services serving the following 19 North Texas counties: Collin, Dallas, Ellis, Fannin, Hood, Johnson, Navarro, Parker, Somervell, Wise, Cooke, Denton, Erath, Grayson, Hunt, Kaufman, Palo Pinto, Rockwall, Tarrant.
Our Services Include
- Data Collection and Dissemination
- Prevention Trainings
- Identify Regional Training Needs
- Promote the Texas School Survey
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Cocaine was mentioned more frequently than any other drug in the drug poisoning death totals for both 2010 & 2011 in Region 3.