Education Classes

ADOLESCENT CHEMICAL HEALTH EDUCATION (Albert Lea only)

This class focuses on prevention and intervention and is available to youth seeking more information on the harmful effects of alcohol, marijuana and nicotine.  Referrals can be made by probation, social workers and concerned parents.  Upon completion of this class, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the effects of alcohol, marijuana, and tobacco use
  • Learn healthy ways to reduce or quit current use of alcohol, drug, and/or tobacco use
  • Identify positive alternatives to alcohol and drug use

A parent or guardian must accompany the adolescent to the first class session in order to:

  • Help parents/guardians build awareness of adolescent substance use
  • Gain resources to help communicate with their child
  • Network with other concerned parents in the community

The class is typically held on four consecutive Mondays from 3:30 to 5 p.m. during a designated month. The number of participants registered dictates how frequently the class is held, either every month or quarterly.

Contact Fountain Centers in Albert Lea for more information: 507-377-6411 or 800-533-1616.

 

CHEMICAL AWARENESS PROGRAMS (Owatonna only)

Fountain Centers offers 4-hour and a 12-hour Chemical Awareness Education Programs for people who are beginning to experience early consequences of drug and alcohol use.  The programs are designed to meet the educational needs of individuals 15 and older. Topics include:

  • Problem identification
  • Self-assessment and lifestyle choices/decision making
  • Exploring personal values
  • Negative effects of nicotine
  • Identifying consequences of driving under the influence of drugs and/or chemicals

4-hour Chemical Awareness Program

Please call the Owatonna office with questions or to register for a class.

Owatonna: 507-451-0511

 

SUBSTANCE ABUSE EDUCATION PROGRAM (Owatonna only)

Fountain Centers offers a 12-hour Substance Abuse Education Program for people who are beginning to experience early consequences of drug and alcohol use.  The program is designed to meet the educational needs of individuals 15 and older. Topics include:

  • Defining abuse and addiction
  • Coping skills
  • Personal consequences of use
  • Peer and family roles
  • Self-assessment and lifestyle choices/decision making
  • Negative effects of drugs, alcohol and nicotine

This will also be an opportunity for further assessment to determine if there is a need for additional services.

Please call the Owatonna office with questions or to register for a class.

Owatonna: 507-451-0511