programs

Program Updates
 
Alternatives for Youth has now resumed IN-PERSON sessions

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Level I '4-HOUR' Foundational Course 

addressing substance and alcohol use

  • iWISE is a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) 'diversion eligible' program for adolescents and young adults that have been issued their FIRST infraction or offense regarding substance or alcohol use and has been referred by a Colorado court or school system. 

  • Parent or guardian referrals also accepted.

  • Parent and teen participation are required in order to receive certified completion of the program.

  • iWISE is a single 4-hour IN-PERSON session with lunch or dinner break.

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Level II, Inclusive 6-Week Intensive 

addressing substance and alcohol use

  • iTHRIVE is an inclusive 6-week intensive Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) intensive Level II program for adolescents and young adults ages 11-20. 

  • Colorado Court, school or parent/guardian referrals accepted. 

 

  • This class meets IN-PERSON, 1-day per week, 2-hours per session.

 

  • This course requires teen and parent or guardian attendance; teens and parents meet separately for most sessions, but combined in others.

  • Some of the topics that will be discussed include: The Stages of Change, Relapse Prevention, Triggers, Mindfulness, Alternative Sober Activities, Family Communication Strategies, Brain Chemistry, and Future Plans.

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  • This is a youth 'diversion eligible' program for adolescents and young adults struggling with defiance, anger, insubordination, disorderly conduct or other behavioral health challenges.

  • Colorado Court, school or parent/guardian referrals accepted. 

  • Parent and teen participation are required in order to receive certified completion of the program.

  • iADAPT I is a single 4-hour IN-PERSON session with lunch or dinner break.

Level I '4-HOUR' Foundational Course 

addressing behavioral & mental health