Prevention and Recovery services supports coalitions their fight against substance abuse amongst area youth. Learn more about these coalitions:

Safe Streets

Safe Streets is a program of Prevention and Recovery Services located in Topeka, Kansas. Safe Streets was founded in the fall of 1995 with the mission of creating a healthier community by addressing substance abuse and crime through prevention education and citizen empowerment. The vision of Safe Streets is "Peace in the Neighborhood."

Rossville Safe Streets

Rossville Safe Streets was formed in 2011 in Rossville, Kansas to address underage drinking and other substance abuse prevention issues. The group is working to increase enforcement of underage drinking laws, change community norms around underage drinking, and increase good family management strategies.

PARS also supports the work of several other coalitions and community initiatives listed below.

  • Shawnee County Alcohol and Drug Abuse Advisory Committee (ADAAC)
  • Drug Endangered Children (DEC) Coalition
  • HEARyouth
  • Heartland Healthy Neighborhoods
  • Heartland Visioning
  • Juvenile Detention Alternatives to Incarceration (JDAI)
  • Kansas Coalition on Problem Gambling
  • Red Ribbon Committee
  • Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD)
  • Suicide Prevention Coalition
  • Substance Abuse Task Force


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