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, but is not limited to, 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.

Marijuana Education is a substance abuse education program for individuals who have experienced problematic behavior due to the use of marijuana. This is 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.

Both programs will provide insight regarding each participant’s relationship with alcohol, marijuana and other drugs, and increase their understanding about the consequences of their alcohol consumption and drug use.

Adults and Young Adults

Fairbanks offers substance abuse education programs for adults in Indianapolis, Hendricks County and Kokomo.

Classes can be 8, 12 or 20 hours based on the participant’s needs. Classes are offered on Fridays from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m., Saturdays from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. and Sundays from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

To register for adult and young adult classes, please call 855-880-1217.

Fairbanks Recovery Center
8102A Clearvista Parkway
Indianapolis, IN 46256

Download the 2018 Indianapolis adult Prime for Life schedule

Download the 2018 Indianapolis adult marijuana education schedule

Fairbanks Hendricks County Office
6100 Clarks Creek Road, Suite 101
Plainfield, IN 46168

Download the 2018 Hendricks County substance abuse education schedule

Download the 2018 Hendricks County adolescent Prime for Life schedule

Hancock County
Hancock Regional Hospital
Robert C. Keen Classroom
801 N. State St.
Greenfield, IN 46140

Download the 2017 Hancock County substance abuse education schedule

210 W. Walnut Street
Kokomo, IN 46901

Download the 2018 Kokomo substance abuse education schedule


Fairbanks offers educational programs for adolescents, ages 13 – 19, in Indianapolis, Hendricks County and Wayne County.

Classes are offered on select Fridays from 5:30 to 9 p.m. and select Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Indianapolis and Hendricks County. In Wayne County, classes are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays only. There is also a family component following the Saturday class. To learn more about that, visit our family program page.

To register for an educational class for adolescents, please call 855-880-1217

Download the 2018 adolescent Indianapolis substance abuse education schedule

Download the 2018 adolescent Wayne County Prime for Life schedule