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The most common way that underage teens get access to alcohol is through people over 21— usually older friends or siblings. Be aware. Know their source—and then cut it off.

Beauregard Parish

UNDERAGE DRINKING FACTS*

According to the Caring Communities Youth Survey (CCYS), these are percentages of our youth obtaining alcohol.

The Caring Communities Youth Survey (CCYS) is a bi-annual voluntary survey that allows students involvement in a specific set of problem behaviors.

*The Caring Communities Youth Survey (CCYS) is a bi-annual voluntary survey that allows students involvement in a specific set of problem behaviors.

*Overall comparing data on Rx drugs from students surveyed in 30 day alcohol use we’re above the state by 1% to 5%. In Rx Drugs we see the numbers fluctuate, although it’s still an issue but shows a decrease in overall use.

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of 6th Graders

Past 30 Day Use of Alcohol

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of 8th Graders

Past 30 Day Use of Alcohol

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of 10th Graders

Past 30 Day Use of Alcohol

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of 12th Graders

Past 30 Day Use of Alcohol

Beauregard Parish

RX Drug Abuse FACTS*

According to the Caring Communities Youth Survey (CCYS), these are percentages of our youth obtaining RX Drugs.

The Caring Communities Youth Survey (CCYS) is a bi-annual voluntary survey that allows students involvement in a specific set of problem behaviors.

%

of 12th Graders

*Past 30 Day use of Rx Drugs of grade 12 in 2018 is 6.4, above the state 5.0 – a 1.4% difference.

Beauregard Parish

RISK & PROTECTIVE

Risk Factors

Can increase risk for substance abuse, delinquency, teen pregnancy, dropping out, and violence outcomes, etc.

 

      • Substance abuse
      • Delinquency, drop out
      • Teen pregnancy
      • Violence outcomes

Protective Factors

Can reduce risk for substance abuse, delinquency, teen pregnancy, dropping out, and violence outcomes.

 

      • Family/Community relationships
      • Youth Serving Organizations
      • Educators/Student relationships
      • Faith-based/Civic Organizations

5 Reasons we do the CCYS!

  1. Educate, Engage, and Empowering our youth to build a stronger community.
  2. Provides data at the state, region and parish level to understand the areas of greatest needs.
  3. Data reveal how our children resort to unhealthy choices with negative consequences that could initiate an unsuccessful future.
  4. Conduct the survey to provide evidence to justify why funds are needed.
  5. Bring funding to our community to help prevent UAD/Rx drugs through education to change behaviors to enhance protective factors while working to reduce our risk factors.

For more information:

Charlotte Satcher
SSC 3/Prevention Specialist/Coalition Coordinator
106 West Port Street
DeRidder, LA 70634
(337) 462-1641 (ext. 1103)
[email protected]

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Access Services – Crisis Services, Assessment / Evaluation, and Referral

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Outpatient Counseling - Individual, Family and Group Therapy

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Intensive Outpatient Treatment for substance abuse

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Medical Assessments and referral

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Psychiatric Medication Management

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Referral to inpatient programs

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Referral for detoxification

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Drug Screens

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Psychiatric Evaluation

These are just a few of the services we offer. Click to view all of our offerings.

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Or call — (337) 475-3100

Our Mission

Imperial Calcasieu Human Services Authority (ImCal HSA) exists so that citizens with mental health, addictions, and developmental challenges residing in the parishes of Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, and Jefferson Davis are empowered, and self-determination is valued such that individuals live a satisfying, hopeful, and contributing life.

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