Botvin LifeSkills® Training
Botvin LifeSkills® Training is a comprehensive approach to prevention based on the science of substance abuse. LifeSkills® Training helps students, grades 3-12, develop skills that reduce alcohol, tobacco, and drug use. Evaluations show that participating in this drug prevention program:
- Reduces tobacco, alcohol and marijuana use by up to 75%.
- Reduces poly-drug use by up to 66%.
- Decreases use of inhalants, narcotics and hallucinogens.
According to evaluative studies, LifeSkills® Training helps prevent substance misuse for up to 6 years and is effective across diverse populations. Booster sessions can be administered to maintain the program's impact.