Take the Pledge to End Stigma!

Approximately 1 in 5 Western New Yorkers are living with a mental health diagnosis, yet too many suffer in silence. Join the conversation to end the stigma surrounding mental illness:

Good Choices Lead to Better Lives. We Show How to Get There.

Experiencing a Drug, Alcohol, or Mental Health Crisis?

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We Teach Skills

Preventionfocus utilizes science-based model programs that teach decision-making, communication, goal-setting and other valuable life skills that help people cope and succeed.
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We Provide Information

Preventionfocus shares facts that help people make better choices about drug use, health, and related topics.

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We Impact Environments

Preventionfocus employs strategies in schools and communities that make safer and healthier choices more likely.

“When you give someone the ability to make good decisions, you give them a tremendous gift.”

Making Safe & Healthy Happen


Preventionfocus offers programs and strategies to prevent drug abuse and promote health.

Our Mission: Making safe and healthy happen by empowering individuals to make positive choices.

We Educate

Working with many schools and community organizations, Preventionfocus provides engaging and effective programs that address important issues like underage drinking, substance abuse, problem gambling, bullying, violence, and suicide.

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We Empower

Preventionfocus works alongside other agencies and groups to tackle the issues facing the communities of this region. Our presence helps grass roots coalitions and professional groups employ strategies that make an impact.

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Providing the Tools to Make Positive Choices

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Our Government Partners and Collaborators

OASAS logo
Erie County Department of Mental Health logo
Suicide Prevention Coalition of Erie County logo
Western New York Chemical Dependency Consortium logo
Just Tell One logo
Just Talk it Over, PX21 logo
Best Self Recovery Community logo
Join the Conversation, Let's Talk Stigma logo
New York State Office of Children and Family Services logo
New York Council on Problem Gambling logo

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