- How you can help
If you would like to make donations to the Students in Prevention program, please contact Christiane Highfill at 209-468-2962.
- Requirements to join Students In Prevention
Potential Students In Prevention participants are recruited during the spring semester of their sophomore year in high school. If you would like to join, you must meet the following requirements:
- A commitment to living an alcohol-, tobacco- and drug-free lifestyle.
- A willingness and commitment to participate in the SIP summer training session.
- A willingness to provide presentations to elementary, middle and high school classes, community groups, etc.
- Participation in SIP community projects and monthly meetings.
- Maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA.
- National Alliance on Mental Illness walk
On April 28, thousands of participants from Northern California will head to William Land Park in Sacramento to spread awareness and fight stigmas of mental illnesses.
Fifteen students who are participants Students in Prevention program will walk to help raise funds and awareness. Thus far, the SIP team has raised roughly $1,625 dollars.
More than 100 teams from six counties will participate in the walk next week, and more than 100 walkers are from San Joaquin County.
For more information on the NAMI walk, visit www.nami.org.
Posted: Saturday, April 21, 2012 12:00 am
Updated: 8:56 am, Sat Apr 21, 2012.
How do you say no to drugs and alcohol? How do you tell someone you are feeling depressed?
For teenagers in Lodi and throughout San Joaquin County, these questions can be a daily struggle to answer. But thanks to a group that extensively teaches and trains teens to talk to their peers about these issues, struggling with substance abuse or mental health issues may become easier to address in the future.
Saturday, April 21, 2012 12:00 am.
Updated: 8:56 am.