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Project Coordinator &
Sr. Instructor:

Tommye Cooper Email Icon
Project Director & Instructor
Dody Vail Email Icon
New Classes

New classes start every few weeks.

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Location
Classes are located in the classroom facilities at the NCADD building (200 N. Spring St. in downtown Tupelo (across from the old courthouse)

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In Prentiss County, classes are in the basement of the Prentiss County Chancery Clerks Office in Booneville. (101 N. Main St.)

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Program Funding Source
This prevention program is made possible through a grant awarded from the Mississippi Alliance For Prevention and MDMH (Mississippi Department of Mental Health)
CONFIDENTIAL & FREE...
NEW CLASSES STARTING EVERY FEW WEEKS
(TAAP) Teen Addiction Awareness Program
TAAP will provide sessions consisting of 90 minute instructional classes (once a week for 10 weeks). Any Northeast Mississippi teen between the ages of 13 and 18, who are identified at potential risk for developing alcohol and drug related problems are eligible. These after school sessions will discuss the following topics fo information in a safe non-threatening environment.
Photo 1. Alcohol Use and the Body
2. Alcohol Misuse and Abuse
3. Addictive Disease Process
4. Addiction and Families
5. Cocaine and Stimulants
6. Tobacco
7. Marijuana
8. Inhalants
9. Legal Consequences of Illegal Alcohol and Drug Abuse
10. Peer Relationships and Responsibilities
Each session will be structured not only to present interesting alcohol and drug prevention information, but also to encourage discussion and interaction of students. Such interaction will assist teens in the development of decision-making skills, refusal skills and self-esteem and provide experience in positive goal setting.
(TND) Project Toward No Drug Abuse
TAAP will provide sessions consisting of 90 minute instructional classes (once a week for 10 weeks). Any Northeast Mississippi teen between the ages of 13 and 18, who are identified at potential risk for developing alcohol and drug related problems are eligible. These after school sessions will discuss the following topics fo information in a safe non-threatening environment.
1. Active Listening
2. Stereotyping
3. Myths and Denials
4. Chemical Dependency
5. Talk Show
6. Marijuana Panel
7. Tobacco, Basketball and Use Cessation
8. Stress, Health and Goals
9. Self Control
10. Positive and Negative Thought and
Behavior Loops
11. Perspectives
12. Decision Making and Commitment
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Each session will be structured not only to present interesting alcohol and drug prevention information, but also to encourage discussion and interaction of students. Such interaction will assist teens in the development of decision-making skills, refusal skills and self-esteem and provide experience in positive goal setting.
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