Alcohol Abuse Prevention and Drug Demand Reduction offers evidence based programs to educate Marines, Sailors and family members regarding the dangers of illegal drugs and alcohol abuse and the personal and professional consequences of their actions while under the influence. Programs include:
Briefs include Alcohol Abuse Prevention, Consequences of Alcohol/Drug Abuse, Leadership Training, and annual training. Additional briefs can be tailored to fit your unit’s individual needs and to meet individual command requests and time parameters.
Experiential Learning Activities
Using the Fatal Vision Goggles, a golf cart and a few strategically placed cones, Marines and Sailors are given the opportunity to be “under the influence” in a controlled environment to experience the impact of alcohol and/or drugs on their brain. Participants will take part in activities that test their depth perception, vision and balance. Other experiential learning activities utilizing PMO or local law enforcement are available upon request.
Brochures and posters regarding binge drinking, alcohol/drug abuse, etc. are available upon request.
Alcohol Screening Program (ASP)
Monthly testing used to deter Marines from being under the influence while on duty. Commanders will appoint, in writing, an officer or SNCO to serve as the unit Alcohol Screening Program Coordinator (ASPC). All ASPCs must submit their appointment letter to the Alcohol Abuse Prevention Specialist.
PRIME for Life® (PFL) 4.5
A risk reduction program to help Marines and Sailors reduce their risk for any type of alcohol or drug problem and understand and accept the need to make changes.