The mission of the Prevention Resource Center is to promote and facilitate the development of community prevention initiatives concerning the misuse of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs by serving as a catalyst for mobilization and change in the communities of Service Area 21.
The PRC serves Service Area 21, which consists of 6 counties: Bollinger, Cape Girardeau, Madison, Perry, Scott, and Sainte Genevieve.
The PRC consists of C2000, Mental Health, Tobacco, and Partnership for Success (PFS) grants. Each grant has a specific focus in the field of prevention albeit substance use related or mental health related. The PRC has been located at Southeast Missouri State University for over 20 years.
The PRC is funded by the Missouri Department of Mental Health