New: 2020 Regional Needs Assessment and Executive Summary

The Prevention Resource Center 6 2020 Regional Needs Assessment provides information for evidence-based decision-making about youth substance abuse prevention. It was created for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC), regional community partners, and all who strive to reduce underage drinking and drug use in our region.

The RNA offers data useful to youth substance abuse prevention planning, such as:
      • Youth demographics of our region’s 13 counties
      • Risk and Protective Factors
      • Current Use among Teens
      • Consequences

2019 Regional Needs Assessment (full report)

2018 Regional Needs Assessment (full report)

2017 Regional Needs Assessment (full report)

2016 Regional Needs Assessment (full report)

2015 Regional Needs Assessment (full report)

Questions or data requests? Contact the Regional Evaluator Dr. Melissa Romain-Harrott.  Looking for other PRC reports and fact sheets? Click on our Reports page for more.

Data Repository Inventory

The PRC serves as a central data repository for Region 6. Below you will find our Data Repository Inventory sheet that indicates which community-level data is currently available for request. This is updated monthly.

Data Repository Inventory Sheet – January 2018

Epidemiology Workgroup

The PRC invites stakeholders to join our Community Epidemiology Workgroup, to help identify and assess emerging drug trends. Please read the Epi-Workgroup Charter and contact us to join.

PRC FactSheets

Marijuana Consumption (2018)

Tobacco Use and Vaping Consumption (2018)

Youth and Prescription Drugs: Accessibility and Consumption

Alcohol and how it affects our lives

Binge Drinking

Risk and Protective Factors for Alcohol and Drug Use