Youth-Led Prevention

YLP represents a sound investment through meaningful youth involvement in community prevention efforts.

-YLP has been viewed as a substance abuse prevention program.

-YLP is a comprehensive approach to addressing the emotional and behavioral health of youth and young adults.

- YLP encourages a stable peer network and protects students from being victimized or bullied.

-Youth are given a voice in planning, decision-making, implementation, evaluation, and recognition processes.

-Youth involvement in the entire prevention process.

-Youth participate on local coalitions.