Substance Abuse Prevention and Education
Student experimentation and use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs is a major contributing factor to underachievement, truancy, and failure to graduate. Training, workshops, and resources are available to assist educators in leveraging existing resources and systems to create better options for student health.
News and Resources
By working together to get the word out about the dangers of fentanyl and other drugs, we can help to save and improve lives across our communities. That's why SDCOE created a resource guide for schools in San Diego County.
Superintendent Dr. Paul Gothold joined San Diego County leaders to address the need for fentanyl awareness education in schools and other harm-reduction strategies as the opioid epidemic continues to impact the community.
Young people in Friday Night Live programs throughout the county recently participated in campaigns to inform youth about the dangers of underage drinking, encourage them to remain alcohol free, and promote alternatives.