Substance Use Prevention & Health Promotion Program
Substance use prevention and health promotion, early intervention, treatment and support services for children, youth and their families through a multi-partner, community based program that utilizes a resiliency education approach to support the development of children and young people’s capacities toward wellness.
This School-Based Program is designed to assist school personnel, youth and their families with issues regarding drug prevention and intervention. The program provides primary prevention, early intervention and community development in an attempt to reduce the incidence of alcohol and drug problems within the school community and the community-at-large.
- A Direct-Study Program for students who have been identified with a substance abuse issue
- Support groups dealing with life skills, problem solving, coping mechanisms, family and peer relationships, education and awareness regarding substance abuse
- Assistance in the development of school health policies and health initiatives in regards to drug and alcohol use
- Classroom presentations specifically related to the topics of drug and alcohol prevention with the promotion of healthy alternatives.
Referrals to youth and their family for further support.