Community Coach training

Are you interested in making a real difference in your community and having a positive impact on a person's life?

Consider serving as a volunteer guide or mentor for someone reentering the community after serving in prison.

Volunteer coaches give formerly incarcerated individuals the opportunity
» for community support
» the ability to build healthy relationships
» to create hope for their future

Receive free training to learn needed skills for working one-on-one in helping provide referrals, emotional support and resources for former inmates. No experience, prior qualifications or education needed. All that is needed is the desire to help.

Prescott Valley

8056 E Valley Rd, Ste B, Prescott Valley

Saturday, February 17, 2018
9:00 am to 1:00 pm


Public Safety Building
199 S. 6th Street, Cottonwood

Saturday, November 18, 2017
9:00 am to 1:00 pm


Saturday, May 19, 2017
9:00 am to 1:00 pm

To register for this free class contact Ivy Canova at or (928) 708-0100.


 Exploring Illicit Drug Trends in Yavapai County: Heroin, Meth, Cocaine, LSD, Marijuana

Join local experts, Partners Against Narcotics Trafficking officers, as they share current drug use trends in Yavapai County.

Learn about what legal and illegal drugs are being abused. Discover which illicit drugs are being abused at increasing rates. See what these drugs look like and hear about the different ways they are being used.

They will also reveal what police are seeing in the schools and discuss youth trends in substance abuse.

Officers will be available in both Prescott and Cottonwood for a Question & Answer session.


Presenters include:

  • Officers from Cottonwood and Prescott
    Partners Against Narcotics Trafficking

Thursday, November 30, 2017
11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Yavapai County Admin Building
Board of Supervisors Board Room
1015 Fair St., Prescott
Verde Room, 2nd Floor
Yavapai County Cottonwood Annex
10 South 6th St., Cottonwood





 Parenting Education Classes

Parenting is hard work.  We're here to help.MATFORCE partners with multiple organizations to offer FREE parenting education classes across the county.

Parenting the Love and Logic Way 

A 6-week class on how to reduce the stress of parenting and raise respectful, responsible children.

Guiding Good Choices 

Find answers on how to improve the bond with your child, increase child involvement in the family, and reduce the risk of teenage drug use and other stressful behaviors in this 5-week class.

Click here to view a calendar of FREE parenting classes and workshops.

 Monthly Youth Drug and Alcohol Impact Panel


See calendar for dates and locations.


 2nd Annual Arizona Opioid Summit









Arizona HIDTA and the Institute for the Advancement of Behavioral Healthcare are pleased to announce that the 2nd Annual Arizona Opioid Summit will be held at the Tempe Mission Palms Hotel in Tempe, Arizona on February 14, 2018.

New in 2018, the conference will include two additional days of deep-dive clinical programming ("The Summit for Clinical Excellence"), February 15-16, with continuing education credits available.

Register here today!

Who Should Attend:

Clinicians and Medical Professionals
Law Enforcement Personnel
Prevention and Public Health Officials
Social Service Providers
Lawmakers and Regulators
People in Recovery and Families
Educational Advisors

 Mental Health First Aid Training

for Older Adults

Mental Health First Aid Training
for Older Adults

Mental Health First Aid is a FREE 8-hour course that teaches how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders.


Monday and Tuesday, December 4 and 5, 2017
9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Prevent Child Abuse Arizona
3298 Bob Drive, Prescott Valley

To register email or call (928) 775-9993 x.4272



Safe Prescription Drug Disposal

During normal business hours...
Greater Prescott Area:
  • Chino Valley Police Dept.
  • Prescott Police Dept.
  • Prescott Valley Police Dept.
  • Yavapai County Sheriff's Office
Verde Valley Area
  • Camp Verde Marshal's Office
  • Clarkdale Police Dept.
  • Cottonwood Police Dept.
  • Jerome Police Dept.
  • Sedona Police Dept.
  • Yavapai County Sheriff's Office
Flyer with address and phone info

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