Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drug Prevention
The Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drug Prevention Program (ATOD) is designed to incorporate substance abuse knowledge & help to those in need.
Select an Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drug Prevention Program below to learn more
Central Region Prevention Coalition
The Central Region Prevention Coalition (CRPC) mobilizes youth, residents, and community partners to address the trend of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use among San Diego County adolescents. CRPC provides the necessary training and technical assistance to community members in an effort to reduce the impact of alcohol and drug abuse.
City Heights Clean and Safe Coalition
Through parent academies and community organizing, this City Heights effort mobilizes lasting change in communities through engagement, policy education and advocacy built on culturally relevant approaches that lead to prevention of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug (ATOD) related issues and improve safety.
Promise Neighborhood - Barrio Logan
Through parent academies, community organizing, and education events this Barrio Logan effort mobilizes lasting change in communities through engagement, policy education and advocacy built on culturally relevant approaches that lead to prevention of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug (ATOD) related issues and improve safety.
North City Prevention Coalition
The North City Prevention Coalition mobilizes community members to influence policy which affects the trend of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use among adolescents in San Diego County. By providing technical assistance, facilitating community and parent presentations, and encouraging youth-led projects, NCPC raises keen awareness of this tragic issue. NCPC partners with more than 15 organizations and reaches over 4,000 parents, youth, and community residents through various events and activities.
- Youth Town Halls
- Community Assessments and Prevention Awareness campaigns
Monitoring on- and off-sale liquor code compliance
- Monitoring illegal marijuana dispensaries
- Implementing the Crime Free Multi-Housing Program
San Diego Smoke-Free Project
The San Diego Smoke-Free Project, funded by the California Tobacco Control Program, is focused on working with the community to develop and strengthen relationships with a variety of partners. A diverse group of individuals and organizations advise our staff on project activities and outcomes.
Areas of Focus:
- Smoke-Free Multi-Unit Housing
To protect children and residents from secondhand and thirdhand smoke exposure, SDSFP promotes the adoption of a smoking and vaping ban in multi-unit housing.
- Tobacco Retail Licensing
SDSFP also works to implement a ban on all flavored tobacco products, from cotton candy to menthol, by educating elected officials on Tobacco Retail Licensing (TRL).
- Youth Coalition
SDSFP facilitates a youth coalition for members to learn about tobacco and nicotine, including how the Tobacco Industry uses predatory marketing to target their age group.