Serving San Antonio since 1957
The San Antonio Council on Alcohol and Drug Awareness (SACADA) is a nonprofit organization that provides education, youth prevention programs, information resources and services to prevent alcohol and drug abuse. We serve nearly 60,000 people in Bexar County and 28 surrounding counties in South Central Texas.
Empowering our community to live healthy lives; by providing prevention, intervention, and recovery services for children and adults.
A safe and thriving community.
Hill Country Staff
Claire O’Brien, Youth Prevention Specialist for Botvin LifeSkills Curriculum/ Elementary
Aubrie Pankratz, Youth Prevention Specialist for Too Good for Drugs Curriculum/ Middle School
Adriana Jaramillo, Youth Prevention Specialist for Project Toward No Drugs Curriculum/ High Schooll
The San Antonio Council on Alcohol and Drug Awareness was awarded a grant from the Health and Human Services Commission of Texas to provide Bandera, Kendall and Kerr Counties with evidence-based substance abuse prevention services. The Youth Prevention Universal programs reach all of the general population.
The 16-17 school year was the first year SACADA provided prevention services to the Texas Hill Country. Over 750 elementary, middle and high school students received substance abuse prevention services! Is your student receiving prevention education? Click here here to find out. If not, click here to request prevention services for your district or community center.
|Elementary School||Middle School||High School|
| Botvin Life Skills
10 Sessions total with multiple sessions in one week
| Too Good for Drugs
12 sessions total with one session a week
| Project Toward No Drugs
14 sessions total with multiple sessions in one week
|Duration||45-50 minutes||45-50 minutes||45-50 minutes|
|County||Bandera, Kendall, Kerr||Bandera, Kendall, Kerr||Bandera, Kendall, Kerr|
|Number of Students||18-25||18-25||18-25|
All Our Programs and Services:
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DWI and MIP Classes June 22, 2016 SACADA holds the DWI Education class once a month, typically taking place on a Friday, Saturday and Sunday. […]
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Youth Prevention Programs The Youth Prevention programs of the San Antonio Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse includes substance abuse prevention education for elementary, middle […]