Prevention Resource Center
One of the vital prevention services The Council on Recovery operates is the Prevention Resource Center (PRC), Region 6, which is funded by the Texas Health & Human Services Commission (HHSC). The PRC’s goal is to provide data and training resources for substance abuse prevention across the region. The Prevention Resource Center:
- Serves as a central data collection repository and substance abuse training liaison for the region.
- Facilitates school participation in the Texas School Survey which targets 4th – 12th graders to gauge drug and alcohol use statewide
- Facilitates and maximizes the regional resources in data collection to develop a Regional Needs Assessment focusing on HHSC’s top three priority areas: Alcohol (underage drinking), marijuana and prescription drugs
- Identifies community and county data resources to maximize regional resources in data collection on alcohol (underage drinking), marijuana and prescription drugs
- Identifies community, county and regional training needs and resources.
- Serves as the substance abuse prevention training liaison and coordinates substance abuse prevention among local, county and state agencies as well as other behavioral health and prevention-focused community organizations.
Needs Assessment Report
The PRC Region 6 recently conducted a needs assessment to provide the state and community of Region 6 with comprehensive information about adolescent drug and alcohol use, in terms of local and statewide consumption.
Click here to download the full 2015 Regional Needs Assessment report or visit the PRC website for more details.
The PRC Region 6 serves the following communities in the Gulf Coast Area:
Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Walker, Waller, Wharton.