Reconnecting Youth (RY) is an award-winning, prevention program that helps at-risk youth achieve in school and decrease their drug use, anger, depression, and emotional distress. Designed as a semester-long class offered for school credit, the RY curriculum focuses on skills training within the context of peer group and adult support. Read about the Research Supporting RY.
Coping and Support Training (CAST) is a proven prevention program for students at risk. CAST is a 12-lesson skills training program used by schools, community centers, and youth-oriented agencies. It is appropriate for middle or high school-aged youth. Read about the Research Supporting CAST.
The RY and CAST curricula align with the National Health Education Standards of CDC’s School Health Education Resources.