Goals

SIRP focuses on reducing high-risk choices with alcohol or other drugs and reducing risk of problems with alcohol or drugs throughout a participants lifetime.

Intervention

SIRP teaches the PRIME for Life Under 21 Program, provided by the Prevention Research Institute, Inc. (PRI). This education program for adolescents focuses on alcohol and drug prevention/intervention. Information presented is based on documented research findings rather than opinion, exaggerations or scare tactics.

Approach

The program’s non-judgmental approach reduces resistance to the life-saving information presented in the program and increases students’ openness to change. Participant satisfaction:
  • 70% said class CHANGED THEIR THINKING about how much they should drink or use drugs.
  • 77% would RECOMMEND THE PROGRAM to a friend.
  • 92% said the INSTRUCTOR was well-informed and understanding.
  • 89% said overall the PROGRAM was very or somewhat helpful.