Abilene Recovery Council's Parenting Awareness and Drug Risk Services (PADRES) program provides community based intervention, outreach services, and evidenced-based education to parents with children under 6 and expectant parents to decrease the impact of substance use on the family.
Screenings and assessments
OSAR and LMHA (Local Mental Health Authority) referrals when appropriate
HIV/STD education & rapid testing services
Evidence-based education on parenting, child development, family violence, safety, pregnancy planning and reproductive health, and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)
Alternative activities to promote family bonding
Peer-led family support group