Alcohol Abuse Prevention and Drug Demand Reduction offers evidence based programs to educate Marines, Sailors and family members regarding the dangers of alcohol abuse and illegal drugs, and the personal and professional consequences of their actions while under the influence. Programs include:
PRIME for Life® (PFL) 4.5
PFL 4.5 is a half day, evidenced based substance abuse prevention/education course designed for any Marine who may have increased risk for problems associated with alcohol use and to enhance motivation for behavior change around the use of alcohol or drugs. Class is offered monthly or we can come to your unit.
Unit Briefs can be tailored to fit your individual needs and can include topics of alcohol abuse prevention, consequences of alcohol/drug abuse, 0 1 2 3 drinking guidelines, stages of substance abuse.
Experiential Learning Activities
Using the Fatal Vision Goggles, a golf cart/tricycles 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)
The Alcohol Screening Program is done in conjunction with Random Drug Screening of 10% of the Units’ population. It is a unit-level deterrence tool to identify alcohol misuse and direct appropriate intervention before any career or life-altering incident occurs. All Alcohol Screening Program Coordinator (ASPC) are appoint in writing.