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Welcome to Scottsdale Prevention Institute

Making Strong Families Even Stronger

Mission: To provide youth and families with life skills and practical strategies to foster a stronger and healthier community.

Founded in 1987, through community collaboration, Scottsdale Prevention Institute, a 501 (c) (3), provides best practice prevention programs. SPI has maintained its primary focus to prevent substance use and abuse, while offering a broader spectrum of prevention programming. Our team of highly qualified Prevention Specialists, annually impact the lives of thousands of children and families in schools, the community and the workplace.

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School Programs
Community Programs
Workplace Programs
  • substance abuse prevention
  • anti bullying strategies
  • social competency skills
  • stress & coping strategies
  • substance abuse prevention
  • early childhood education/literacy
  • teen & peer leadership
  • parenting programs
  • designing a drug free workplace
  • health & wellness seminars
  • chemical awareness programs
  • parenting programs
Coalition Development
SPI Supports three Coalitions which address underage drinking and substance abuse.
  • SNIA - Scottsdale Neighborhoods In Action (South Scottsdale Neighborhoods)
  • CAUDC - Communities Against Underage Drinking Coalition (Greater Scottsdale Area)











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