Substance Abuse Awareness Course

Virtual only.

 

Course is offered on the 2nd Sunday of each month.

Time: 9:00am-1:00pm

 

To Pre-register call 254-965-5515 ext. 221, 6 seats available per class.

 

Cost: $35 per class. Pre-registration required. 

Credit card payment accepted by phone.

 

Purpose: STAR Council’s Substance Abuse Education Course is designed for individuals who have an identified substance use problem but do not meet the substance use disorder  criteria for Outpatient Treatment.

 

Goal: To increase the knowledge of participants by educating them on the dangers of drug abuse, the impact of their use has on personal, family, social, and employment, and help them identify areas In their life that could be changed to reduce the probability of using 

substances.

 

Topics:

  • Alcohol and other drug education

  • Drugs of Abuse

  • How drugs affect the body

  • Legal consequences of drug use

  • Health consequences

  • Interpersonal relationships

  • Identify drug-use patterns

  • Stress management

  • Problem solving

  • Positive support systems

  • Referral options

 

**** This is not the 15 hour State Certified Drug Offender Education 

Program****