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Drug and Alcohol Prevention

 

Pocono Mountain School District is committed to educating students on the dangers of using and misusing drugs, alcohol and mood-altering substances. District Policy 227 – Drug Awareness/Controlled Substances includes the rules, regulations and administrative guidelines the District follows regarding drug/controlled substance awareness and prevention. 

 

Pocono Mountain School District has a Student Assistance Program (SAP) designed to assist school personnel in identifying students who are struggling with depression, suicide ideation, and other mental health issues; as well as, drug and alcohol problems which pose a barrier to a student’s success. The primary goal of the SAP team is to help students overcome these barriers so they may achieve, remain in school, and advance.

 

If you have or know a child who is struggling due to a problem with drugs, alcohol, depression, suicide ideation, abuse, etc., please make a referral to the SAP team. Referral forms are available in guidance offices and can be given to any SAP team member.

 

Helpful Resources:
 
724 Phillips St Suite 202, Stroudsburg, PA 18360 · (570) 420-8297
 
Monroe County Drug & Alcohol
724 Phillips St Suite 101, Stroudsburg, PA 18360 · (570) 421-196
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Kidshealth.org – Drug and Alcohol Information (Teens)
 
Partnership for Drug-free Kids  (Parents)
1-855-DRUGFREE (1-855-378-4373)
 

National Institute on Drug Abuse (Parents)

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