The aim of the Reduction in Underage Drinking (RUAD) program is to inform both youth and parents of the potential consequences of using drugs and alcohol, and about options available to them regarding the prevention of substance abuse.

The setting of the RUAD program is respectful but informal.

The elements of the RUAD program are presented below:

  • Current information about drugs and alcohol – video and discussion
  • Victim Impact Panel – video and discussion
  • Community resources – discussion
  • Keeping kids in school – video and discussion