Programs

Project CHOICE

Project CHOICE stands for Choosing Healthy Options In Challenging Environments and is a series of lessons taught to our 6th grade students across the district. Lessons include factual information about tobacco and nicotine, alcohol, and marijuana as well as refusal techniques.

7th UP

7th UP stands for Understanding Pressures. This is a peer-to-peer prevention program where high school students teach substance use prevention lessons to 7th and 8th graders. 7th-grade lessons focus on the consequences and impacts of substance use. The 8th-grade lesson focus on the transition to high school and ways students can make positive choices and stay healthy.

Are you a high school student interested in applying for 7th UP?

Rising 10th, 11th, and 12th graders complete applications between January and February for the upcoming school year.

For your school's timeline, contact one of the 7th UP sponsors:

Project Thrive

Project Thrive is a program of substance use prevention lessons for 9th graders across the district. Lessons include information about the effects of substances on the brain, risk factors for substance use, current statistics and laws, as well as problem-solving and decision-making strategies.

Group Counseling

We offer support groups for students coping with a loved one’s substance use to provide them support with additional information, coping skills, and stress management. Contact your intervention counselor for information on the group counseling opportunities offered at your school. 

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