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Too Good For Drugs & Violence

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Too Good for Drugs & Violence-After School Activities (ages 5-13) is a dynamic program that includes activities adapted from our award-winning school-based programs, including Too Good for Drugs K-8 and Too Good for Violence K-8. Designed for recreation centers, community or after-school settings, these activities augment school-based prevention programs with fun and engaging opportunities to learn and practice prevention skills.

Too Good for Drugs & Violence-After-School Activities (ages 5-13) builds skills and strengthens healthy development in eight key areas:

  • Goal setting
  • Communication
  • Decision making
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Managing Emotions
  • Drug Awareness
  • Bonding and Relationships
  • Community Involvement

Too Good for Drugs & Violence-After School Activities kit materials include games, songs and stories tailored to a child’s interests and development level. Parents are also invited to participate through the use of Home Workouts. Lessons are tailored to two distinct groups: ages 5-9 and ages 10-13. Each kit includes:

  • Instructor’s curriculum with more than 60 activities
  • Scripted lesson format
  • Colorful, attractive materials
  • Parent components
  • Enrichment resources

Children, families, and communities benefit from the positive, consistent message offered by Too Good for Drugs & Violence- After-School Activities. Teachers and parents report that children who participate:

  • Acquire new interests and skills
  • Develop better social skills
  • Handle conflicts in more socially acceptable ways
  • Volunteer in their communities
  • Are less likely to engage in high-risk behaviors
  • Too Good for Drugs and Violence after-school activities (ages 5-13)

Children are influenced by all the environments in which they live. To be truly effective, prevention programs must reach children, schools, after-school programs, homes and entire communities.