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Prevention Center

Early drug and underage alcohol use can lead to lifelong problems for children and families of all socioeconomic backgrounds. HHI's Prevention Center offers an array of community and school-based programs to promote the development of healthy lifestyles in children, adolescents and families.

Prevention Center programs utilize researched curriculum to address current stressors facing our Youth and limit risk factors that can lead to experimentation with alcohol and other drugs. 

Prevention Center Programs

  • Children and Adolescent Groups

    • Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Education

    • Assertiveness

    • Communication

    • Decision Making

    • Life Skills

    • Literacy

    • Peer Pressure

    • Self-Discipline

    • Self-Esteem

    • Social Skills

    • Violence Prevention / Reduction

  • Adult and Parent Groups

    • Parenting Classes

    • Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drug Education

  • Marijuana Education Coalition for Children and Adolescents (MECCA)

    • Community Events

    • Education & Public Services

    • All community members are welcome to participate

  • Community Assessment


Our Prevention Specialists participate with local schools, task forces, law enforcement, juvenile justice and other community groups and other efforts to prevent and reduce the imitation of substance use.

Technical assistance is also available.

Prevention Center

8623 N. Wayne Road

Westland, MI 48185

Telephone:  (734) 513-7598


Monday-Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm


Payment Terms

Most Prevention Center services are free of charge to residents of western Wayne County. Many of the programs are funded by the Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority. State, local, school and private grants may also subsidize programs. A nominal fee for books or supplies may apply to some groups.

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