Hays Caldwell Council on Alcohol & Drug Abuse
1901 Dutton Drive, Suite E
San Marcos, TX 78666
The Hays Caldwell Council on Alcohol & Drug Abuse, a private
non-profit corporation, was formed in 1984 by a grass roots coalition
of community and substance abuse professionals concerned about substance
abuse and related problems. Originally established to provide prevention
and education services, the agency has broadened its focus to include
outpatient treatment, counseling, intervention, and treatment referrals.
School and Community Programs
School and community based programs are designed to identify and
support children and their families by providing assessments,
crisis intervention, and education utilizing curriculum based
programs. Programs include Life Skills Education, Support Groups,
Brief Strategic Family Therapy and Leadership and Resiliency.
Information and Education Services
The Council increases community awareness of alcohol, drug, and
related issues and resources through community presentations at
workshops, events, and health fairs.
The Council enhances the community's ability to provide prevention,
intervention, and treatment services through a leadership role
in community projects like Red Ribbon Week. The Council's Speakers
Bureau is available to adults and children on a wide variety of
topics ranging from child development, stress management, parenting
and chemical dependency.
LifeSteps- Williamson County Council
on Alcohol and Drugs
Round Rock Office
2111 North Mays Street
Round Rock, TX 78664-2155
311 Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626-5048
512-930-5351 (Austin Metro)
512-869-2571 (Georgetown Local)
Organized in 1978, the Williamson Council on Alcohol and Drugs'
mission is to eliminate substance abuse in Williamson County through
prevention, intervention, counseling, education and family services.
They provide a wide variety of programs, classes and workshops for
Profiles In Courage
Williamson County Coalition on Underage Drinking
Smoking Prevention Presentations
Parenting for Drug Prevention Slide Show Presentation
Palmer Drug Abuse Program
2000 Lipanese Trail
Austin, TX 78733
Palmer Drug Abuse Program, PDAP, provides free services to teenagers
and young adults who seek and have a desire to live a life free
from the effects of drugs and alcohol. In dealing with substance
abuse, the program offers support and guidance to young people and
their families whose lives have become unmanageable due to the devastating
effects of drugs and alcohol. Built upon a spiritually based foundation,
although non-denominational, the program for the young person consists
of 12 steps to recovery emphasizing peer support, weekly meetings,
group activities and encouragement. School outreach programs are
also available on request.
The Partnership for a Drug-Free America
The Partnership for a Drug-Free America is a nonprofit organization
that unites parents, renowned scientists and communications professionals
to help families raise healthy children. Best known for its research-based
national public education programs, the Partnership motivates and
equips parents to prevent their children from using drugs and alcohol,
and to find help and treatment for family and friends in trouble.
The centerpiece of this effort is an online resource center featuring
interactive tools that translate the latest science and research
on teen behavior, addiction and treatment into easy to understand
tips and tools.
Phoenix House Council for Drug Education
Prevention and Intervention Services
3000 South IH 35, Suite 300
Austin, TX 78704
Phoenix House Councils for Drug Education are located in Austin,
Dallas and the Houston/Galveston area, serving school districts
throughout the state of Texas. Counselors visit schools, parent
groups and community organizations to talk about the effects of
drugs; administer screenings and assessments; provide referrals
to local treatment programs, and mobilize the community around drug-free
environments across the state of Texas. Parenting classes and intensive
life skills training are available in 10 different school districts.
The Councils also reach out to adults and adolescents about the
dangers of tobacco products.
Prevention Resource Center (PRC) (Region
4001 East 29th Street, Suite 90
Bryan, TX, 77806
A program of the Brazos Valley Council on Alcohol & Drug Abuse,
PRC is a regional prevention materials clearinghouse and they are
charged with maximizing regional prevention efforts by performing
a coordinating role between DSHS and other entities that are involved
in alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.
The Prevention Resource Center serves prevention professionals
and volunteers, community leaders, teachers, school counselors and
educational administrators, children and adolescents, parents and
families, communities at large, local news media, and other persons
in need of training in the area of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.
The PRC also targets tobacco retail outlets as part of the Minors
and Tobacco strategy.
The Region 7 Prevention Resource Center serves a 30-county area
of Central Texas including Bastrop, Bell, Blanco, Bosque, Brazos,
Burleson, Burnet, Caldwell, Coryell, Falls, Fayette, Freestone,
Grimes, Hamilton, Hays, Hill, Lampasas, Lee, Leon, Limestone, Llano,
Madison, McLennan, Milam, Mills, Robertson, San Saba, Travis, Washington
and Williamson counties.
Time To Talk
Time To Talk is an online community, resource and toolkit to help
parents connect with their kids.
Underage Drinking Prevention Program
P.O. Box 1748
Austin, TX 78767
The mission of the Travis County Underage Drinking Prevention task
force is to create a community consensus that underage drinking
is illegal, unhealthy, and unacceptable. The task force is comprised
of social service, law enforcement, and other agencies and individuals,
including TXDOT, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Travis County Sheriff's
Office, Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) Austin Police
Department, area school districts, local colleges/ universities,
and health care providers. Meetings are held on a regular basis.
Youth Partnership for Change
7756 Northcross Drive, Suite 203
Austin, Texas, 78757
Toll Free: 800-875-1862
Youth Partnership for Change (YPC) is an alcohol prevention education
program with the goal of raising awareness about of the effects
of alcohol on the developing brain to a broad range of children
and adults. Young people will serve as primary messengers of this
information; and they will share their knowledge through community
outreach and education projects to help their peers, parents, and
community members understand the real dangers of underage alcohol