Community Protective Factors
Opportunities for Prosocial Involvement: When opportunities are available in a community for positive participation, children are less likely to engage in substance use and other problem behaviors
My neighbors notice when I am doing a good job and let me know
There are people in my neighborhood who encourage me to do my best
There are people in my neighborhood who are proud of me when I do something well
Rewards for Prosocial Involvement
Rewards for positive participation in activities help children bond to the community, thus lowering their risk for substance abuse.
There are lots of adults in my neighborhood that I could talk to about something important
Which of the following activities for people your age are available in your community?