The positive impact of an educator on their youth is long-lasting. Below are some resources to start the conversation.

Operation Prevention’s classroom resources provide educators with engaging tools that are aligned to national health and science standards and integrate seamlessly into classroom instruction. Through a series of hands-on investigations, these resources introduce students to the science behind opioids and their impact on the brain and body.

Additional Resources:

Roanoke Valley Opioid and Heroin Abuse Statistics

RAYSAC Blog

Rx Take-Back (Twice a year)

Prescription Drug Task Force

Red Ribbon Week

After Prom Grand Finale 

Join the RAYSAC Steering Committee

NIDAEducate Before You Medicate: National Council on Patient Information and Education  | Recovery Connection  | SAMHSA (Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration)  |  Stop Underage Drinking  |  We Don’t Serve Teens  |  Addiction Center  |  Safe Teen Driving  |  Drug Free Info |  Sexual Violence Prevention (Virginia Department of Health)  |  Youth of Virginia Speak Out about Traffic Safety (YOVASO)  |  Council of Community Services  |  Family Service of Roanoke Valley  |  Roanoke County Prevention Council

LEARN HOW YOU CAN SERVE OUR YOUTH IN THE ROANOKE AREA AS AN EDUCATOR.