Circle of Health Program Designed to Address Risky Behaviors by Native American Youths in Phoenix
The American Indian Prevention Coalition undertook a planning process to develop a program aimed at preventing substance abuse, violence and other risky behaviors among Native American youth living in Phoenix.
Established a planning council for an interagency community prevention program.
Developed an interagency collaborative process for identifying and providing services for at-risk youth.
Provided services and after-school programs to three school districts that had very few programs for American Indian students.
Conducted 15 conferences offering training to community members, representatives of service organizations, and school personnel.
Enrolled 100 Native American youth in the Circle of Health youth outreach program.