Middle School Programs for Substance Abuse

Social Norming Approach to Prevention

Grades Six Through Eight

  • Resource teachers serve as liaisons between the Smoke-Free Coalition and schools.
  • Designed to address the issue of tobacco use
  • Facilitated by the Regional Prevention Center of Seven Counties Services, Inc.

For more information, contact Cheryl Dolson, Safe and Drug-Free Schools (SDFS) resource teacher, at cheryl.dolson@jefferson.kyschools.us, (502) 485-6568, or (502) 485-3260.

Not all programs are offered at all schools.

Project Northland Super-Charged

Grades Six Through Eight

  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Model Program
  • Engages parents/guardians and community members in addressing youth alcohol issues
  • Designed to accompany the Amazing Alternatives and Powerlines Curricula
  • Facilitated through Youth Services Centers (YSCs) in middle schools

For more information, contact Marynell Haas, Student Due Process resource teacher, at marynell.haas@jefferson.kyschools.us, (502) 485-6206, or (502) 485-3260.

SDFS Assessment Center

Grades Six Through Eight

  • Offers assistance with behavior and/or drug and alcohol issues
  • Handles referrals from schools or parents because of concern or suspension
  • Requires an appointment to be attended by student and parent
  • Takes about an hour and a half
  • Results in options for parents
  • Shares information with school administrators