Living Everyday Alcohol and Drug-free (LEAD)
What is LEAD?
The Living Everyday Alcohol and Drug-free (LEAD) program began as a teen training program in 1978 and became PREP in 1980 and LEAD in 2007. LEAD is designed to address and reduce alcohol, tobacco, and other drug (ATOD) use by underage youth. LEAD is a countywide network of high school students who have agreed to live ATOD-free. Students renew this pledge annually. LEAD is based on the premise that peers are a major source of influence and information for one another. Members receive ATOD education, leadership training, and support for a healthy lifestyle through fun, alternative activities.
How Can You Get Involved?
LEAD members may choose to participate in a variety of ATOD prevention activities. These activities are divided into the following levels: