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Promising Program Seal

Athletes Training and Learning to Avoid Steroids (ATLAS)

Blueprints Program Rating: Promising

A drug prevention and health promotion program that deters substance use among high school adolescents in school sponsored athletics by educating youth on the harms of anabolic steroids, alcohol, and other drug use and by promoting sports nutrition and exercise.

The main categories of cost for ATLAS are the initial training and materials. Federal and state grants are good options for initial costs.

Generating New Revenue

Community fundraising through Parent Teacher Associations or partnerships with local businesses and civic associations can assist with funding training and materials.