Substance Abuse Program

The facility provides a weekly substance abuse education program.

This program is an interactive group activity that explores all aspects of substance abuse and its effects.

As an educational group, one the goals is to help create responsible citizens who are able to make a difference in their own lives and the lives of those around them.

The participants will be able to:
  • Understand how drugs and alcohol affect the brain and how addiction controls brain processes.
  • Know the short and long term effects of drug abuse.
  • Be informed about the history of drug and alcohol use in America.
  • Appreciate the economic and psychological costs to society of drug and alcohol abuse.
  • Be familiar with vocabulary associated with drugs, including common street names for drugs.
  • Know where to get help for drug use.
  • Realize that information is the most important weapon against drug and alcohol abuse.
  • Understand that the only surefire way to avoid addiction is to stay away from drugs.