National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence

East San Gabriel & Pomona Valleys Inc.

Alcohol and Drug Awareness for Teens: ADAPT

The Alcohol and Drug Awareness Program for Teens (ADAPT) is designed to give adolescents (age 13-17 years) factual information on the effects, the outcomes, and consequences of using and abusing alcohol and/ or other drugs. The eight week 1.5 hour educational/group sessions provide an opportunity for adolescents to differentiate factual information from their learned beliefs related to substance use and effects. The program design allows for a parent/caregiver orientation to the Alcohol and Drug Awareness Program for Teens in addition to information and resources for the families. Adolescents also receive two individual counseling sessions and are randomly drug tested during the program.

Teen Anger Management Education: TAME

The objective of the Teen Anger Management Education is to provide an educational framework for effective anger management and conflict resolution skills for adolescents (ages 13-17 years). To assist adolescents to identify, address and process issues that have led to ineffective behavioral coping skills. And to assist adolescents to practice skill-building activities that will increase self-efficacy and improved interpersonal and social relations. The program structure is two individual sessions and twelve weekly 1.5 hour education/group sessions.