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Botvin LifeSkills

Botvin LifeSkills Training is a research-validated substance abuse prevention program proven to reduce the risks of alcohol, tobacco, drug abuse, and violence by targeting the major social and psychological factors that promote the initiation of substance use and other risky behaviors. This comprehensive and exciting program provides adolescents and young teens with the confidence and skills necessary to successfully handle challenging situations.
Developed by Dr. Gilbert J. Botvin, a leading prevention expert, Botvin LifeSkills Training is backed by over 30 scientific studies and is recognized as a Model or Exemplary program by an array of government agencies including the U.S. Department of Education and the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention.  









Botvin LifeSkills is taught in the school in large group settings. It is a 12 week guided conversation on topics such as anger, anxiety, depression, marijuana, cigarettes, social skills, communication, advertisement, ect.  Currently it is being taught in several schools in Valencia County, New Mexico and we are offering a evening small group in Belen. It is on Mondays from 5:00pm - 6:00pm at 101 South Main Street 4th Floor, Belen, NM 87002. If you are interested please reach out to the Botvin Lifeskills Faciliator.

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