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Botvin LifeSkills Training (LST) is a research-validated substance abuse prevention program proven to reduce the risks of alcohol, tobacco, drug abuse, and violence by targeting the major social and psychological factors that promote the initiation of substance use and other risky behaviors.

This comprehensive and exciting program provides adolescents and young teens with the confidence and skills necessary to successfully handle challenging situations.

Designed Specifically for Three Different Age Groups
Elementary School Students
Middle School Students
High School Students

Rather than merely teaching information about the dangers of drug abuse, LifeSkills Training promotes healthy alternatives to risky behavior through activities designed to:

  • Teach skills to resist social (peer) pressures to smoke, drink, and use drugs
  • Help students to develop greater self-esteem and self-confidence
  • Enable students to effectively cope with anxiety
  • Increase their knowledge of the immediate consequences of substance abuse
  • Check out the FACTS and RESULTS
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Bring LifeSkills Training to Your School

Proven to reduce drug & alcohol use, verbal & physical aggression and tobacco use from 50-87%

These schools are now participating:

  • Lopatcong Township Middle School
  • Pohatcong Township School District
  • Stewartsville Middle School

Don’t see your school listed? Prevention Connections can help make it happen. We can even “Train the Trainers” making this a sustainable program for any school district. (This new certification was proudly funded by United Way)

Prepare Now for the 2015-2016 School Year

Contact:  Diane Bonelli, B.A., Prevention Connections Director  908-223-1985 ext. 303