Had to pinch myself on the first day of Preventure training

In September 2016, I read this article in the New York Times and had a eureka. The program I had thought about for years had actually been developed. Not that I had worked it out to the detail it is or had any of the research behind it that this program does! But I thought if only we had some life skills to offer those with personality traits that potentially could get kids into trouble. Good kids who were probably very talented and had a lot of promise.

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Preventure Training in Richmond, Virginia!

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I have been working with Dr. Vassileva and Dr. Conrod in Canada for 1.5 years to get this Preventure training to Richmond. This is the program that has been shown to reduce drug and alcohol use in schools by 30-80% at three year follow up.

The intervention was included in the landmark surgeon general’s report on addiction in 2017, this New York Times article and this article in Richmond Family Magazine that was the #1 article of all time for that publication. This program reduces drug and alcohol use by targeting personality traits that have … Read more...