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Tarrytown, NY 10591
(Schools Using Coordinated Community Efforts to Strengthen Students)
Project SUCCESS is considered a SAMHSA model program. Project SUCCESS is a program that prevents and reduces adolescent substance use and abuse. It works by placing highly trained professionals (Project SUCCESS counselors) in the schools to provide a full range of substance abuse prevention and early intervention services. For more information click the box above. For training information click here.
SAS Prevention Kits are available for schools, coalitions, and community events. DoIt4URLungs is an interactive escape room where you learn about the harmful effects of vaping while trying to "escape the vape." Hidden in plain sight demonstrates all the different drug and alcohol related paraphernalia that can be in an any teenagers' room. Click the box above for more information.
RSAP is a SAMHSA model program that was designed to address high-risk adolescents living in residential child care facilities. The RSAP which is a selective and indicated program was developed and implemented in Westchester County by Student Assistance Services, Corp.(Schools Using Coordinated Community Efforts to Strengthen Students) For more information click the box above. For training information click here.
This 6-8 week highly interactive class, usually conducted in high school health classes by SAS staff, teaches students of driving age about the dangers of drinking, drugging & driving and provides skills for resisting pressure to ride with an impaired driver. The program is funded by the Westchester County Office of Drug Prevention and STOP-DWI from fines of convicted drivers and operates in diverse public and private high schools in Westchester County. For more information click the box above.
This four-session evening program is designed for youth who have received alcohol/marijuana related law enforcement violations. Teens are referred by local judges. Teens learn the dangers of using substances and identify healthy alternatives to deal with anger, conflict and peer pressure. For more information contact SAS.
SAS has provided training and consultation to over 50 schools on the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program which is considered the best comprehensive evidence-based program to prevent and reduce bulling. It includes school-wide, classroom, individual, and community activities. SAS also offers parenting workshops on bullying prevention and teen & tween peer and social relationships; and training for professionals on effective bullying prevention strategies including NYS Dignity for All Students Act workshops for administrators, faculty, and pupil personnel teams.
Funded through a federal grant to OASAS, a full-time SAS "PAX partner" works closely with teachers in grades 1-6 and other school staff to promote positive student behaviors, mental health, and academic achievement and reduce school disciplinary incidents. The PAX Partner regularly observes students in the classrooms and meets with teachers to provide coaching and materials to achieve program goals.