YPS: Youth Prevention Selective

YPS program provides service to school age youth in grades 3rd-5th in Angelina, Shelby, San Augustine, Tyler, Trinity, Polk, Jasper, Houston, Sabine, Newton and Shelby Counties. Staff utilizes the researched based Curriculum Based Support Group CBSG program, Kids Connection. Presentations are provided in classroom settings in participating schools over a 10 week cycle and are conducted in both fall and spring semesters. In addition to school based programming staff offer tobacco, alcohol and other drug presentations and alternative activities. Summer months offer camps, churches, Boys and Girls Clubs and Daycares an opportunity to receive services.

Staff are available for community functions including health fairs, school related events and youth driven activities.

For more information on this program contact:

Program Manager - Melanie Patterson 936-631-8780

Prevention Specialist - KaToyna Wilkerson
Prevention Specialist - Lisa Thompson Prevention Specialist - Cecil Stark
Prevention Specialist - Ami Holton



Prevention Services

The goal of our prevention programs is to provide education services to youth and adults on alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.
Learn More..

Treatment Services

Our treatment services are designed to help those individuals affected directly or indirectly by substance abuse and dependency.
Learn More..

Offender Education Programs

All of our instructors have been certified by the Texas Department of State Health Services and follow all rules and guidelines.
Learn More..

More About ADAC

The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council was established to help people overcome chemical dependency and get their lives back on track.
Learn More...