Fairbanks offers substance abuse education for individuals with high-risk behaviors associated with drugs and/or alcohol. Program participants learn about their relationship with alcohol, marijuana and other drugs, and increase their understanding about the consequences of their substance abuse.
Classes can be 8, 12 or 20 hours based on the participant’s needs, and are offered at convenient locations on select Friday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays.
Prime For Life®
Prime For Life is an evidence-based motivational prevention, intervention and pretreatment program specifically designed for people who may be making high-risk choices. This includes impaired driving offenders, college students and young people charged with alcohol and/or drug offenses. It is designed to change drinking and drug-use behaviors by changing beliefs, attitudes, risk perceptions, motivations and the knowledge of how to reduce their risk of alcohol- and drug-related problems throughout their lives. Because Prime For Life includes both prevention and intervention content, it is also designed in a way that serves universal, selective and indicated audiences with program delivery options for each.
Prime For Life classes are offered at the following locations:
Marijuana Education is a substance abuse education program for individuals who have experienced problematic behavior due to the use of marijuana. This class educates participants on the signs and symptoms of marijuana use, abuse and dependence. Marijuana Education teaches participants about research-based information regarding the impact of marijuana on personal health, workplace safety, academic performance, driving under the influence and social behavior.
Marijuana Education courses are offered at the following locations: