Practical, Effective, Whole Health
•One-session, evidence-based positive youth development programs, parent training & media campaigns
•Promote physical activity & sports, nutrition, sleep, stress control, goal setting, positive identities & more
•Choose from alcohol, marijuana, opioid & e-cigarette use prevention
•Includes online pretest & posttest surveys
•Unlimited program & training licenses allow for cost-effective reach across organizations, regions & states
•For children, adolescents, young adults & parents
•Used in all 50 US states & abroad
How Our Programs Work
Cost-Effective & Easy to Implement
We understand that prevention and health providers are looking for the most effective way to spend their funds. Prevention Plus Wellness programs have a high benefit-cost ratio, plus they are easy to implement by just reading the program script.
Because our programs are just a single session and address multiple mental and physical health risk behaviors, purchasing a single program can reach large numbers of youth and have multiple health outcomes. According to the Washington State Washington State Institute for Public Policy for Public Policy, the SPORT PPW program alone has benefits of almost $300 dollars per participant.
Listed on these Registries as Evidence-Based
Results First Clearinghouse Database: The Pew Charitable Trusts
Blueprints for Healthy Youth Development
National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices
Promising Practices Network
•Washington State Institute for Public Policy
•Excellence in Prevention Strategies List
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6 Reasons Why Prevention Should Include Wellness
#1: Young people are exposed to multiple health risks.
Youth and young adults are at risk not only of substance use, but physical inactivity, poor eating, lack of sleep and stress requiring a holistic approach.
#2: Wellness fits with and completes substance use prevention.
Wellness is prevention oriented and is a key component of achieving and maintaining mental and physical wellbeing.
#3: Wellness improves mental health.
Research shows that wellness-promoting behaviors protect against mental illness and promote mental health.
#4: Wellness empowers one to choose positive identities and behaviors.
Wellness emphasizes having positive goals, learning self-regulation skills, and choosing a healthy identity and habits.
#5: Wellness is prevention’s ultimate goal.
Wellness is not just about reducing health risks, but promoting good physical and mental health and quality of life.
#6: Wellness promotion protects against substance use/misuse.
Wellness acknowledges the mind and body are interconnected and that healthy behaviors can reduce risky substance use.