Preventionfocus gives children, teens, and adults the skills and information they need to make good choices about alcohol, drugs, violence, and gambling while promoting mental and physical health.

FOURTH ANNUAL “OKAY-5K” HELD AT DELAWARE PARK

Preventionfocus, Inc. hosted their fourth annual “Okay 5K” Fun Run/Wellness Walk presented by Collins & Collins Attorneys LLC on Saturday, October 18th inside Buffalo’s Delaware Park. Over 80 walkers, runners, volunteers, and staff participated in spite of the chilly windy and damp weather that morning and the result was around...

Dispose of Unused Meds Properly

Unused prescription medication is a danger to the overall health of a community and its environment. Deaths from prescription drug overdoses, and in particular, overdoses related to prescription painkillers, have climbed sharply over the past decade, and since 2003 more drug overdoses occur annually from prescription medicines than cocaine and...

Programs

Whether it’s a workshop series on anger management for women, an evidence-based curriculum that shows elementary students the steps to sound decision-making, a Supper Club where adolescent girls learn to cook healthy meals from scratch, or a media campaign to inform parents about underage drinking, our programs make an impact.
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Events

Our community events provide opportunities to increase awareness of health related issues and support the work of our agency in a fun and engaging way.
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Presentations

In addition to trainings on alcohol and other drug prevention, presentations and workshops on topics ranging from teen problem gambling to gangs to suicide prevention are also available.  Contact us for more information on the possibilities.

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Teen Gambling is a Bad Bet

NY Council on Problem GamblingThis video is brought to you by the New York State Council on Problem Gambling, a not-for-profit independent corporation dedicated to increasing public awareness about problem and compulsive gambling and advocating for support services and treatment for persons adversely affected by gambling.


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