Student Workshops are held monthly and meet for 3 days from 8:45am-3:45pm, Mon-Wed, except where noted.

(Please arrive by 8:35am and bring a bag lunch. Snacks and water will be provided). ​Separate sessions are offered for middle and high school students. Click here to view the 2018-2019 program schedule.

​Day 1 Topics:

  • Impact of substance use on physical and physiological health, family and community.
  • Arlington Public School Policy towards substance use.​​​


Day 2 Topics:

  • Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory (SASSI).
  • Damaging effects of drug abuse.
  • Awareness of the impact of alcohol and drugs in one's life and the possible consequences of further involvement.

Day 3 Topics:

  • Consequences of alcohol/drug use, emphasis on refusal skills and identifying other activities to replace time spent using alcohol/drugs.
  • Treatment options and self-help groups.