Street Smart Youth Project, Inc.




SSYP programs and services are funded by the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (Early Intervention Services and Georgia Strategic Prevention System: Underage Drinking Prevention Initiative). Street Smart Youth Project is one of the state providers selected to combat underage drinking.

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SSYP is a National Family Partnership affiliate. NFP is a national leader in drug prevention education and advocacy. The mission is to lead and support our nation’s families and communities in nurturing the full potential of healthy, drug free youth.

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The median age at which children begin drinking is 12 (NIDA, 2002). Young people who begin drinking before age 15 are four times more likely to develop alcohol dependence than those who begin drinking at age 21.  (CADCA, 1996) & (NIAAA, 2002).

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PROGRAMMING OVERVIEW

Our Mission  is to help at- risk youth and young adults navigate the direction of change by facilitating transitions to healthy, productive, and self-sufficient lives. The mission is achieved through the delivery of the following prevention and early intervention services:

• HIV, STD, Drug, Alcohol and Pregnancy Prevention
Programs (evidenced-based group curricula)
• Drop-In Center
• Mentoring Programs
• GED Prep Course
• Internships/Vocational Skills Training
• Community Outreach

SSYP programs and services are funded by the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (Early Intervention Services and Georgia Strategic Prevention System: Underage Drinking Prevention Initiative).

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