Prevention Works!

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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“I remember the early years of SPI and am proud to say that it has grown into an organization that services not only the city of Scottsdale, but also our neighboring communities”


- Mayor Mary Manross