Substance Abuse Alternatives Program

Aldersgate - Montgomery; Willow Grove

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General Information
Description of ServiceAldersgate's unique Substance Abuse Alternatives Program, SAA, offers teens cited for underage drinking an opportunity to discuss and evaluate the impact of personal choices on their lives. This is a 6 hour psychoeducational class program that is accepted by most area District Justices, School Districts and Youth Aid Panels as part of an alternative sentencing diversion program. In a peer supported environment teens learn about the physical and legal risks of underage drinking and drug use as well as other at risk behaviors.The group program is designed to encourage youth to explore such topics as decision-making, values, responsibility and trust. The SAA format incorporates interactive group exercises, lecture and discussion. This program has over a 20 year history of success. District justices, police officers,youth aid panel case workers, parents and school officials all refer to this program.
Geographical AreaZip Codes: 00000, 00000, 00000; Counties: Bucks, Montgomery, Philadelphia; States: PA, PA, PA; Countries: USA, USA, USA
Intake ProcedureIn-person registration is required as well as payment in full to reserve a teen's place in any given class.
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsThe SAA class fee is $150.00 Payment in full is required prior to the start of each monthly class. Registrations can be in-person at the Aldersgate office or via credit card over the phone for an additional fee.
Contact Information
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Physical Site Address 1 42 N. York Road
Physical Site City, State, Zip Willow Grove, PA 19090
Mailing Address 1 42 N YORK ROAD
Mailing City, State, Zip WILLOW GROVE, PA 19090
Main Phone 215-657-4545
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Aldersgate
Affiliated Program: Aldersgate - Montgomery; Willow Grove
This Service: Substance Abuse Alternatives Program
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Alcohol Use Disorder (YF-8000.0500)
Alcohol Use Disorder Education/Prevention (RX-8250.0500)
Alcohol Use Disorder Issues (YZ-0400)
Group Counseling (RF-2500)
Peer Counseling (RF-6500)
Substance Use Disorder Education/Prevention (RX-8250)
Youth (YB-9500)