A Drug-Free Community Starts With Our Children


DFI offers classes which include information on signs and symptoms of use, trends, promoting refusal skills for youth and community resources.  The classes are free to the public and take place primarily in schools.

DFI offers educational classes for elementary students  (Parents and Youth Against Drug Abuse) and middle school students(Project Alert)

Educating children and teens about the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse is an essential mission for the coalition.


DFI sponsors free PAYADA education classes for elementary school students and their parents.  These classes are taught as a combined effort between elementary School Resource Officers and school counsellors.

The curriculum includes:

Project Alert

Project Alert is a drug prevention curriculum for middle school youth ages 11 to 14,.  This class is typically offered during health class and taught by a specifically trained instructor.  The main objectives of the program are to educate the middle schools students to achieve the following:

The highly participatory curriculum makes extensive use of questions-and-answers techniques, small group exercises, role modelling and repeated skills practice.  

Project Alert has been demonstrated to be effective with all ethnic groups and in both rural and metropolitan communities.

Have Questions?

Call us at 208-570-6404

Police and Communities Together

DrugFree Idaho and the Boise Police Department have partnered and are Offering Community Education Presentations

PACT360 Goals for Adults:

Each presentation is 30-40 minutes

PACT360 Goals for Youth:

Each presentation is approx. 30 minutes

To schedule a PACT360 presentation,

Please contact: