Who We Are

Community Prevention Resources (CPR) is a comprehensive grant program that provides substance use prevention services to communities in Franklin and Saline Counties.

Our Staff

Kate West

Program Director

Samantha Lampley

Prevention Specialist

Youth Prevention and Education Outreach

The Youth Advisory Council is a student leadership group interested in staying substance-free and making a positive impact in their school and the community. Our youth councils work on prevention-related educational activities that are student-focused.

Project Alert and My Generation RX are programs aimed at teaching students to recognize and avoid the harmful physical, psychological, and social consequences of substance use and give them healthy alternatives to cope with these pressures using evidence-based curriculums.

Marketing for Social Change

The Elephant Is In The Room is a social marketing campaign designed to empower parents to help prevent underage drinking before it starts.

Use Your Cube is a social marketing campaign focused on preventing underage drinking among middle school students.

I Don’t Vape is an anti-vaping communication campaign targeting high school students.

Connecting Resources

The Illinois Youth Survey helps schools better understand students’ home life, social needs, school culture, substance use, etc. It is intended to inform programming, grant writing, and overall awareness.

To register for the IYS, visit the IYS website.

The Southern Illinois Resource Guide is a compilation of local resources for counties in Southern Illinois. Created in partnership with the Southern Illinois Continuum of Care and the McKinney-Vento Homeless Program (Area 6).

National Take Back Day is an annual event meant to promote public awareness regarding safe disposal of unused meds.


CPR is funded in whole or part by the Illinois Department of Human Services, Division of Substance Use Prevention and Recovery through a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The Regional Office of Education 21 serves as the administrative agent for the program.

Connect With Us

CPR delivers direct evidence-based approaches that target youth, their peers, families, school environment, and community.

To learn more about our program, visit our website.