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Building Up Our Youth (BUOY) Webinar . November 17 & 24

The Cumberland-Perry Drug & Alcohol Commission believes that any use of alcohol or other drugs by adolescents demands a strong response from adults. This training series is designed to help you respond appropriately and effectively to adolescent drug and alcohol involvement. 

Session 1: Tuesday, November 17, 2020 . 6pm-8pm

Stages of adolescent drug and alcohol use

Display of drug-related paraphernalia

Current drugs of abuse

Session 2: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 . 6pm-8pm

Parental attitudes

Developmental assets and protective factors

Treatment options 

Community and school-based resources

Registration: Call Cumberland-Perry Drug & Alcohol Commission

Carlisle: 717.240.6300   |  All Other Areas: 1.866.240.6300

Additional Information

Student Assistance Program (SAP)

We offer a full range of services to support Student Assistance Program (SAP) efforts in Cumberland County schools.  Diakon Family Life Services provides SAP services to West Shore School District.* 

These services include:

  • providing technical assistance and professional consultation to Student Assistance core teams
  • performing onsite drug and alcohol screenings for at-risk students
  • consulting with parents
  • acting as liaison between the school or family and the drug and alcohol treatment system
  • facilitating and co-facilitating school-based support groups for students
  • conducting in-service presentations for faculty and students

If you are interested in any of these services please contact our office and ask to speak to a Student Assistance staff member, or contact your school and ask to speak to a person on the Student Assistance Team.  All referrals are confidential.   

*Perry Human Services provides support services to Student Assistance Programs in Perry County schools.