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Published by ACTION, Office of Policy, Research and Evaluation, Program Analysis and Evaluation Division in Washington, DC (1100 Vermont Ave., NW, Washington 20525) .
Written in English


  • Retired Senior Volunteer Program (U.S.),
  • Older volunteers in social service -- United States,
  • Alcoholism -- United States -- Prevention,
  • Drug abuse -- United States -- Prevention

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Edition Notes

Other titlesEvaluation report on the Retired Senior Volunteer Program, activities in alcohol...
Statementprepared by Research Triangle Institute
ContributionsUnited States. Action. Program Analysis and Evaluation Division
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 50 p. ;
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14439470M

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ACTION undertook a study of the Retired Senior Volunteer Program's activities in alcohol and drug abuse prevention and education. The study had two major goals: to provide descriptive information based on RSVP Projects, Stations, and Volunteers and on the effects of RSVP activities; and to describe successful activities and program elements that ACTION . Volunteer for the Visayans (VFV) provides a wide range of program choices for people wanting to Volunteer Abroad in the Philippines through our local community partners and our very own community centers. VFV endeavours to improve the quality of life of the community by provid. WNY United Against Drug & Alcohol Abuse WNY United Against Drug & Alcohol Abuse Mission Statement WNY United Against Drug & Alcohol Abuse, Inc. is a community based prevention agency designed to increase awareness, educate and mobilize a broad cross-section of individuals and groups to participate actively in proven strategies to prevent substanc. Most Misused Substances Are Alcohol and Heroin Alcohol remains the most common drug of misuse among those seeking help at Senior Hope. However, recently the proportion of people admitted to Senior Hope primarily for heroin use has increased from 11% (17 out of ) in to % (six out of 26) so far in , according to OASAS data.

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services, Inc. (ADAS) is a functional unit Single County Authority (SCA) for Cameron, Elk and McKean Counties. As such, ADAS both administers federal, state and county funds for drug and alcohol services at the local level, and also directly provides Drug and Alcohol services. The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy has released a resource guide for evidence-based prevention programs in school settings. The resources included in this guide are available free from the federal government and can help educators protect students and schools from the impact of illicit substance use and misuse. Volunteer opportunity description As a Substance Abuse Treatment volunteer or intern, you would be working with our El Rio Program. El Rio is an OASES-licensed drug-free outpatient substance abuse treatment program that operates as a court-mandated alternative to incarceration ("ATI"). Hanley Foundation offers drug prevention programs and substance abuse prevention programs for those dealing with drug and alcohol abuse, and counseling for their parents and caregivers. Hanley Foundation's substance abuse prevention education is well-known and highly regarded for.

The Retired Senior Volunteer Program or County or Tribal Aging Unit can tell you about local opportunities. Senior Companion Program The Senior Companion Program arranges for people age 60 and older to provide assistance and friendship to elderly individuals who are homebound, generally living alone, who may be at risk for institutional placement. Successful applicants attend weekly training sessions for 18 weeks while learning counselling skills taught by specialists in the drug and alcohol sector, and related fields. Volunteers are then placed within an alcohol and other drugs (AOD) agency for approximately 12 months where they volunteer for a minimum of four hours each week. PEERx: Teen Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention (NIDA) PDF Downloads of Drug Data Sheets (DEA) Project ALERT. Rx for Understanding: Be Smart About Prescription Drugs (Grades ) Rx for Understanding: Preventing Prescription Drug Abuse (Grades ) SAMHSA Underage Drinking. Sara Bellum Blog for Teens (NIDA) Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment: Know.   Volunteer With A Senior Buddy Program. If there aren’t any nearby assisted living facilities or if you’d prefer to form a more personalized senior friendship, find a senior buddy program in your area. Some partner with meal delivery programs to guarantee regular visits, and others you can schedule around your needs.