Coordinator: Dawna G. Prosper
The NADACA Solvent Abuse Program is a unique diversionary and prevention program aimed at developing healthy communities. The program encompasses 11 First Nation Communities across the Province.
To educate youth on the dangers of Solvent Abuse and to provide diversionary and prevention programming across the Province. Programs and activities are determined by the needs of each community.
Over the years NADACA has developed a special partnership with the RCMP and other community based agencies including the Case Management Team. This teaming has not only proven to be smart but beneficial at delivering primary prevention activities and workshops to young people from grades K to 12. To date this teaming has produced over 200 educational workshops, countless fun prevention activities and the development of a priceless resource system.
Educational Programming on Solvent Abuse:
Community Based Workshops
In school workshops K to12
Exploratories- K to 9
Teacher and Guidance Counsellor Workshops
Resource Materials and Pamphlets - Available to borrow
Development of Videos
Long-term Prevention Activities:
NADACA Dance Troupe
NADACA Learn to Swim Program
Annual Solvent Abuse Summer Camps including Educational Museum Trips
NADACA Peer Helper Program
NADACA Drum Group
Computer and Software (donations from Microsoft) available to youth in each community.
Development of Videos - by Peer Helpers - Bullying - Tobacco use
Annual Bike Rodeo (Awareness Campaign)
Diversionary and Prevention Activities
Arts and Crafts
Click here to check out some of our Program activity photos.