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PROUDLY SERVING SOUTH TEXAS

WE SERVICE THE FOLLOWING 19 COUNTIES

OUR MISSION

The mission of the Prevention Resource Center 11 is to serve as a central data repository for region 11 and become a resource for organizations, coalitions, and agencies throughout the 19 counties of the region.

OUR GOALS

The goal is to strengthen collaborations, increase awareness and serve as a resource focused on developing a sustainable infrastructure to support the creation, storage, visualization and exchange of local, regional, and statewide data.

DATA SHARING

To achieve this mission, PRC11 aims to enhance data sharing by identifying, collecting, interpreting, and analyzing data specific to behavioral health statistics, trends, and service gaps

DATA ANALYTICS

The center focuses on developing data products highlighting local, regional, and statewide trends which are available through social media, email blasts, and data newsletters.

SERVICES WE PROVIDE

PRC 11 provides services to communities and organizations in 19 countries of South Texas.

DATA COLLECTION

Engaging in data collection efforts & analysis regarding alcohol, tobacco & other drug use or misuse.

CREATING AWARENESS

Increase awareness of community needs, resources and dissemination of reports.

TRAINING

Conducting focus groups, key informant interviews, surveys and epidemiological work groups.

PRC 11 PERFORMS DIFFERENT DATA COLLECTION ACTIVITIES

In the region with the collaboration of several local and regional organizations and agencies.

REGIONAL NEEDS ASSESSMENT

The Regional Needs Assessment (RNA) report is created by each Prevention Resource Center in the state of TexasRead More »

COUNTY FACTS SHEETS

The Prevention Resource Center 11 collects and analyzes data from diverse national, state, and regional sources.Read More »

FOCUS GROUPS

Abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drugs is a problem throughout Region 11 and the entire United States.Read More »

KEY INFORMANT INTERVIEWS

PRC provides training and performs Key Informant Interviews with the purpose of collecting qualitative information from a wide range of people.Read More »

PREVENTION RESOURCE CENTER 11 QUICK FACTS

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Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer death in Texas and the U.S. for both men and women. Approximately 90% of lung cancers among males and 80% among females are related to smoking. In Region 11 there were 2,644 deaths due to cancer
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In 2013, 749 adolescents, ages 12-18, admitted into substance abuse treatment (State-funded facilities). The primary substance of abuse was marijuana/hashish (593)
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In 2012, there was a total of 2003 hospital discharges related to injuries, poisoning, and toxic effects of drugs in Region 11
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The second most popular drug among teenagers Poison Control Centers have received about 154 calls from Hidalgo county regarding dangerous exposure to synthetic marijuana since 2010

MEET OUR TEAM

<b>Daniel Rodriguez</b>

Daniel Rodriguez

Community Liaison / Program Coordinator
<b>Violeta Davila</b>

Violeta Davila

Regional Evaluator
<b>Elizabeth Urbina</b>

Elizabeth Urbina

Tobacco Education Specialist