PROUDLY SERVING SOUTH TEXAS
WE SERVICE THE FOLLOWING 19 COUNTIES
SERVICES WE PROVIDE
PRC 11 provides services to communities and organizations in 19 countries of South Texas.
PRC 11 PERFORMS DIFFERENT DATA COLLECTION ACTIVITIES
In the region with the collaboration of several local and regional organizations and agencies.
PREVENTION RESOURCE CENTER 11 QUICK FACTS
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
In 2013, 749 adolescents, ages 12-18, admitted into substance abuse treatment (State-funded facilities). The primary substance of abuse was marijuana/hashish (593)
In 2012, there was a total of 2003 hospital discharges related to injuries, poisoning, and toxic effects of drugs in Region 11
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