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About the PRC

Prevention Resource Centers serve as a central data collection repository and are the substance abuse prevention trainings liaisons for each region.

Region 9 PRC serves as the data repository for West Texas and, as such, collects and disseminates substance abuse data year-round throughout Region 9. The PRC also provides substance abuse trainings all year, promotes prevention through media awareness, and performs tobacco compliance checks throughout the region.


Region 9 Counties

Andrews, Borden, Coke, Concho, Crane, Crockett, Dawson, Ector, Gaines, Glasscock, Howard, Irion, Kimble, Loving, Martin, Mason, McCulloch, Menard, Midland, Pecos, Reagan, Reeves, Schleicher, Sterling, Sutton, Terrell, Tom Green, Upton, Ward, Winkler


PRC 9 Services

  • Maintain and serve as the primary resource for substance use and related behavioral health data for the region

  • Coordinate the required prevention strategies across all System Agency-funded substance abuse prevention Grantees to ensure compliance with state regulations

  • Strengthen compliance with existing laws on the sale of tobacco and nicotine products to minors through education and monitoring activities

  • Increase community awareness about substance use and misuse through the dissemination of information across a wide variety of media outlets and distribution networks

  • Build the prevention workforce capacity through technical support and coordination of prevention trainings

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