Drug and Alcohol Treatment Services

Substance abuse programming at Mohican Youth Academy is designed to educate the individual whose involvement with drugs and/or alcohol has caused difficulty in any major life area. Treatment consists of a comprehensive assessment, and an individualized treatment plan or goal plan. Individual sessions and group education sessions are provided on a weekly basis. The youth are encouraged to discuss and role play high risk situations, developing and practicing healthy and effective coping skills that promote their personal success and a positive self image. Areas covered in the group education sessions include, the psychological aspects of various drugs and alcohol use including tobacco and energy drinks, identifyingÂrelapse triggers and relapse prevention, and identifying the "Stages of Change," along with developing a positive peer support system when returning home.