Eagle Ridge Institute is currently managing three prevention grants funded by Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse (ODMHSAS).
Regional Prevention Coordinator
Eagle Ridge Institute Resource Prevention Coordinators (RPC) is one of 17 in Oklahoma. The mission of RPC is to increase the number of individuals, families and communities in Oklahoma County choosing a drug-free lifestyle. Currently RPC is working with two community coalitions to reduce substance abuse in youth and Adults. The CARE Coalition came together in 2014 to address Prescription Drug Abuse and Misuse in Oklahoma County. They are very active in providing education to local community members. POWER coalition is a coalition brought together to address youth issues in Oklahoma County.
Strategic Prevention Framework Partnership for Success (SPF-PFS)
SPF-PFS works with local community coalitions to address Prescription drug abuse and misuse in Oklahoma County. This grant works closely with ODMHSAS, Oklahoma County Health Department, Oklahoma County School Districts, State Health Department along with other local community and governmental organizations.
The Eagle Wings Substance Abuse Prevention program implements lessons that can protect children against alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. Students in our program learn about self-image, self-improvement, setting goals, making decisions, coping with anxiety, anger management, conflict resolution and other pertinent LifeSkills.
Our goal is to help each child develop resiliency, social competencies and problem solving skills. Our program serves students ages 11 to 15 who have been referred to our program by school administration officials. Youth involved in our Eagle Wings Program come from OKC public schools.