Rehab Center Lancaster PA

Evaluation of our
Family Advocate Program


Phone: (717) 299-2831
Fax: (717) 393-5944

Skills for Life

Student Skills for Life is a group educational experience which serves as:

  • intervention for youth experimenting with alcohol or other drugs; 
  • prevention for any adolescent or college-age population. 

The program provides experiential life skills training, and may include drug & alcohol assessments and parenting classes when appropriate.

Problem Areas Addressed:

  • substance abuse
  • poor decision-making
  • lack of communication skills

Skills Built:

  • stopped or reduced substance use 
  • effective communication
  • assertiveness
  • decision-making
  • expressing and dealing with feelings

Age/Grade Level: Grades 9-12 plus college

Setting: Small-group lessons during the school day or after school

Format: Prevention: A series of twelve 30-45 minute sessions; Intervention: 12 hours of evening classes

Effectiveness: Documented evidence of:

  • fewer arrests due to underage drinking and driving under the influence
  • stopped or reduced substance use
  • increased knowledge of substance use, abuse and addiction
  • improved decision-making skills

For more information on this program please contact Bill Pare at (717) 299-2831 ext. 228.

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