Strengthening Individuals and Families Across the Lifespan

Get S-M-A-R-T, Jr.

What is the NEW Get S-M-A-R-T, Jr. program all about?

Educating and encouraging teens to proactively think about decisions pertaining to alcohol, substance use, and peer pressure.


Created by licensed therapist Lisa Werth, LCSW, LCAC, of Calla Collaborative Health, this program is specifically designed to educate and empower teenage students, ages 14 to 18 years old, to prevent, decrease, and stop the use of drugs and alcohol.

Get SMART, Jr. is a five week education and intervention program for teen students ages 14 - 18 years old. We don't want to wait until teens consider using substances that may lead to addiction. Get SMART, Jr. aims to educate them about various substances they may encounter; potential health, personal, and even legal consequences of using these substances.

This is no ordinary educational program, as your student will participate in interactive and visual demonstrations, given evidence-based methods and tools to empower them to make educated decisions about substance abuse, as well as reflect and understand past choices involving substance use, if any.

Cost: FREE

(Get SMART, Jr. is FREE for all participants. Program funding is provided by grants from the Drug Free Coalition of Tippecanoe County, United Way of Greater Lafayette, and contributions to Willowstone Family Services.)

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Each youth and their parent or guardian will complete an initial assessment before attending.


OUR NEXT CLASS     

     When: Enrolling Now (Dates are set after an attendance number is reached so sign up today!)

                  5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

     Where: Willowstone Family Services, 615 N. 18th Street, Lafayette, IN

     Contact: Sara Tyner, LMFT, Get SMART, Jr. Coordinator 

                    Phone: (765).423.5361, ext. 2359  Email: sara2@willowstone.org.

Who needs this program?

  • Every teenage student, ages 14 to 18 years-old, that  wants or needs more education about alcohol and other substances.
  • Parents or guardians who would like to equip their teens with information including medical and legal facts about alcohol and substance use. More information allows students to be prepared to make wise choices when faced with peer pressure.
  • Students that may be currently using alcohol or other substances.

Role of Parents: Parents are required to meet with the group facilitator before or when their teen is enrolled in Get SMART, Jr. During this meeting, information about the program will be provided to parents and an intake form will be completed. Parents and guardians play an integral role in the program as a support system. 


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  • Get S-M-A-R-T, Jr.

    Date:

    Time:

    Location:

    Willowstone Family Services

    615 N. 18th Street, Suite 101

    Lafayette, IN 47904


    Students will learn methods and tools to empower them to make educated decisions about substance and alcohol use. 

    Call Sara Tyner at 765-423-5361 to learn more about this program.

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    Register now and we will notify you directly with our next workshop dates.

    Cost: FREE

    Thursdays at 5:30 p.m.