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Upcoming Events
all-day Free-NAMI Basics
Free-NAMI Basics
Jan 21 – Feb 25 all-day
WHAT: A FREE education course for parents and caregivers of children with emotional, mental and neurobiological disorders. The NAMI Basics six-week course is taught by trained teachers who are themselves the parent or caregiver of a child or adolescent who … Continue reading
11:30 am FREE Training: Generation Rx: Pr... @ Asheboro Friends Meeting
FREE Training: Generation Rx: Pr... @ Asheboro Friends Meeting
Feb 12 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
What is prescription drug abuse? Why are teens turning to prescription drugs? What signs should you look for? What can you do? Training will be held Friday, Feb. 12, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Asheboro Friends Meeting, 230 E. Kivett … Continue reading
12:00 pm Prescription Drug Drop-Off—Rando...
Prescription Drug Drop-Off—Rando...
Feb 12 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office and Safe Kids of Randolph County will be present to accept items. The drop-off will last from noon-2 p.m.
all-day NCFADS Winter School
NCFADS Winter School
Feb 14 – Feb 17 all-day
The North Carolina Foundation for Alcohol and Drug Studies offers two schools each year. The school schedule and format feature an emphasis on in-depth study, networking events and a setting designed to foster learning and create a spirit of “community” … Continue reading
6:15 pm Building Connections with Childr... @ Webinar
Building Connections with Childr... @ Webinar
Feb 15 @ 6:15 pm – 7:00 pm
Course Dates: February 1, 2016- February 15, 2016 (Final assignment due date February 19, 2016) Description: Building Connections with Children is a 5 hour, .5 CEU credit online course on effective ways to encourage, discipline, and connect with young children in … Continue reading
3:00 pm Taking on Big Alcohol: Counterin... @ Webinar
Taking on Big Alcohol: Counterin... @ Webinar
Feb 16 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The alcohol industry has billions of dollars and they aren’t afraid to use it to promote their products. But the prevention community and youth advocates are not powerless. This session is designed to provide tools and ideas that can be … Continue reading
all-day Free Training: Mental Health Fir... @ Rufty Holmes Senior Center
Free Training: Mental Health Fir... @ Rufty Holmes Senior Center
Feb 17 – Feb 18 all-day
Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack  even if you have no clinical training  Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health related crisis. In the Mental Health First Aid course, … Continue reading
1:00 pm Free Webinar: Substance Abuse Tr... @ Webinar
Free Webinar: Substance Abuse Tr... @ Webinar
Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Description: Less than 10% of the adolescents in need of publically funded substance abuse treatment actually receive it. When available, adolescents typically receive substance abuse treatment in outpatient settings but the completion rates only range from 40-60%.  In addition, racial … Continue reading
all-day Very Important Parents (VIP) Cur...
Very Important Parents (VIP) Cur...
Feb 19 all-day
The VIP Curriculum Training is a 7-hour face-to-face training session on the Very Important Parents curriculum, including accompanying workbook and available online resources to implement and instruct the VIP program in a face-to-face setting. Participants will have the option to … Continue reading

The NC Parent Resource Center was established in 2004 by Families in Action, Inc., a nonprofit, substance abuse prevention organization.

Our mission is to engage and support parents, schools, public and private agencies, organizations, institutions, as well as communities in their effort to reduce substance abuse through parent engagement and parent involvement. The NC Parent Resource Center accomplishes our mission by providing information, education, consultation, technical assistance, advocating for evidence-based prevention strategies, and by offering programs and services.

The vision of the NC Parent Resource Center is to expand substance abuse prevention by promoting parent-centered prevention as a best practice. Thus, we strive to significantly reduce the impact of substance abuse on individuals, families, communities and the state of North Carolina.



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SAVE THE DATE – NC Prevention Conference
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The NC Parent Resource Center is a service of Families in Action. Core financial support comes from the Office of Prevention and Early Intervention of the Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services of the NC Department of Health and Human Services.