The MISSION of Safe Streets Wichita is the prevention of drug-related harms through community collaboration, the advancement of health equity, and the promotion of mental wellness and community well-being.
The GOAL is to focus on strategies that will benefit individuals, families, organizations, schools and businesses by reducing substance misuse in the community.
WHAT WE DO
Work to increase protective factors & decrease risk factors in the community
Support youth-led projects through ICTeens In Mind & empower youth to make healthy decisions
Participate in safe prescription drug disposal efforts
Conduct presentations & provide educational materials to promote substance abuse prevention
Conduct awareness campaigns
Implement & advocate for evidence-based substance abuse prevention curriculum in schools and community organizations
Evaluate local policy around substance use
Work to delay the age of first-time use of substances
Work to reduce ease of access to substances
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