Substance Abuse Education and Resources

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Y.E.S.S. program teaches about substance abuse in both the Middle and Elementary School school programs.

About the South Metro Denver Substance Abuse Coalition

Mission:  to utilize a network of community resources to promote awareness and education about substance abuse.

Vision:  To prevent substance abuse and support recovery across all ages.

Goals: 

  • Nurture Family Empowerment
  • Develop, Gather and Dispense Information
  • To plan and promote safe and sober community events

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office – Youth Education & Safety in Schools (Y.E.S.S.) Program Coordinator, Phyllis Harvey, is one of four  Co-Chairs for the Coalition. Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month, 10:00 a.m. at the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Highlands Ranch Substation, 9250 Zotos Drive in Highlands Ranch. Please join us if you are passionate about or interested in our mission.

For more meeting information please visit Coalition Meetings.

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Drug Abuse Education & Resources


Resources for Alcohol / Alcoholism – Prevention/Intervention


Resources for Smoking (Tobacco use) – Prevention/Intervention


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Douglas County Sheriff

Justice Center

4000 Justice Way
Castle Rock, CO 80109
Phone: 303.660.7505

Office Hours

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Highlands Ranch Substation

9250 Zotos Drive
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
Phone: 303.784.7800

Office Hours

Monday through Friday
7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.


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