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Individualized Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment for Adults

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Youth Prevention Programs

Co-Occurring Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Disorders (COPSD) Program

Youth Prevention Program

Youth Prevention-Indicated (YPI) Program targets a subset of the general population who may already be experimenting with drugs or who exhibit other problem-related behaviors that could put them at risk for using drugs. The target youth age is 12-17. The secondary target population includes the parents and or guardians of the youth population.

The goal of youth indicated prevention is to prevent or interrupt the use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs by youth who are showing early warning signs of substance use or abuse and/or exhibiting other at-risk problem behaviors, in order to halt the progression and escalation of use, abuse, and related problems.

This program provides the following services:

  • Prevention Education and Skills Training
  • Prevention Activities to Alcohol Other Drugs; Tobacco
  • Problem Identification and Referral services to the identified target population
  • Include activities that are tobacco-specific alternative activities
  • Include specific family strategies

Unlimited Visions uses the “Project Towards No Drug Abuse” curriculum for this population.

“Project Towards No Drug Abuse” is a drug use prevention program for middle and high school youth. The current version of the curriculum is designed to help students develop self control and communication skills, acquire resources that help them resist drug use, improve decision making strategies, and develop the motivation to not use drugs.

This curriculum is a set of 12 in-class interactive sessions provide motivation-skills-decision-making material targeting the use of cigarettes, alcohol, marijuana, hard drug use, and violence related behavior.

The instruction to students provides cognitive motivation enhancement activities to not use drugs, detailed information about the social and health consequences of drug use, and correction of cognitive misperceptions.

It addresses topics such as active listening skills, effective communication skills, stress management, coping skills, tobacco cessation techniques, and self-control, all to counteract risk factors for drug abuse relevant to older teens.

In addition, participants receive indicated counseling and case management services as needed.

For more information on services, contact Ruthie Beck@ (713) 534-8191