Abilene Recovery Council’s Parenting Awareness and Drug Risk Education Services (PADREs) program provides community-based intervention, outreach services, and evidenced-based education to parents with children ages 6 & younger 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