Program Coordinators
Admin. & Crisis Teams
Schools & Communities
Diverse & Special Needs
Parents & Students
Kansas Links
Funding Opportunities


  Call the School Safety Hotline at
to anonymously report any potential acts of violence.

  Call the Child Abuse Reporting Hotline at
if you suspect child abuse.   (Kansas law requires citizens to report all suspected cases of child abuse.)




Listed below are eight categories of prevention-focused resources

that support school and community efforts to . . .


Help Kansas Kids be Safe, Drug-free, and Informed!


These resources address multiple prevention topics and classroom/program needs, include

evidence-based information, and present model approaches to substance abuse and violence prevention.



                 *   Read a Special Message A Statement on the Importance of Bullying Prevention  by Kansas State

                                                                      Department of Education (KSDE) Deputy Commissioner, Mr. Dale Dennis


                *  Click Here for a List of Current Topics Related to Substance Abuse & Violence Prevention




            Resources for …

Teachers to utilize in incorporating prevention topics in lesson plans

Prevention program coordinators to utilize in designing comprehensive school/community programs 

School administrators and school crisis teams to utilize in developing crisis response plans 

Collecting and utilizing data to improve program management and student outcomes 

*  Addressing diverse and special learning needs relative to prevention

*  Involving parents and students in school and community prevention planning and programs

*  Identifying services and programs in Kansas devoted to youth substance use and violence prevention

*  Locating funding opportunities to pursue for enhancing prevention efforts




Workingtogether, we can help Kansas kids be safe,

drug-free, and informed!


Please let us know how we can assist in your efforts

to promote the well-being, health, and safety of children and youth in Kansas.


Contact us at:


Disclaimer:  This list presents links to school, community, and parent resources for youth substance abuse and

violence prevention but is not exhaustive and needs to be updated frequently to reflect contemporary issues, research

and practice. The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) does not endorse the website links and information and materials accessed through these links which appear here in the Kansas Education Resource Center (KERC), other than links to the KSDE website; nor does KSDE endorse the contents, opinions, or views of the external websites’ sponsoring organizations.

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