An Educational Group for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention

CarePlus presents F.O.R.W.A.R.D. (Focus on Resilience with Assistance, Resources & Determination), an 8-week psycho-educational group for youth 12-18 years of age who have begun to use or experiment with drugs and/or alcohol. The group is designed to educate youth on the potential dangers of substance use and teach healthy decision making, positive coping skills, and social activities that do not involve the use of drugs or alcohol.

Program Goals

This group is designed for adolescents who are using or experimenting with drugs and/or alcohol. The goal of this program is to provide therapy, education, and resources so that the young person can properly manage impulsivity, cope, communicate, and build healthy relationships.

Specialized Services:

Participants will engage in groups to provide support and education regarding:

  • Dangers of Substance Use
  • Refusal Skills
  • Positive Social Activities
  • Peer Pressure
  • Positive Coping Skills

For more information, please contact…

CarePlus Admissions at (201) 986-5000.

Services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 201-986-5000 for more information.