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This website is provided to you by Overdose Lifeline, a certified trainer of the PreVenture program in the United States.

PreVenture is an evidence-based prevention program that uses personality targeted interventions to promote mental health and skill development and delay youth substance use. PreVenture is designed to help youth ages 12-17 learn useful coping skills, set long term goals, and channel their personality towards achieving them.

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PreVenture Results


Delayed Initiation & Reduced Frequency


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Reduced Risk Anxiety, Depression


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Research shows that personality factors can increase vulnerability to substance use and mental health challenges.

PreVenture incorporates motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral therapy to help youth better understand and manage the aspects of their personalities associated with risky behaviors and substance use. Click this link to learn more about PreVenture.

The Program
  • Learn better coping mechanisms
  • Weigh the consequences of their actions
  • Make healthy decisions
  • Set long-term goals

A Preventative Approach with a Global Reach

Developed by Dr. Patricia Conrod, a Clinical Psychologist and Professor of Psychiatry at The University of Montreal. Over 25 years of research has contributed to the development of the PreVenture Program. Visit the official PreVenture website.


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The PreVenture Program was developed by Dr. Patricia Conrod, a Clinical Psychologist and Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Montreal. PreVenture focuses on at-risk youth and introduces motivational pathways and coping skills based on the individual’s personality profile.

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Overdose Lifeline, Inc. is an official provider of PreVenture training and implementation in the United States. Overdose Lifeline, Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to prevention, advocacy, education, harm reduction, and support.

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PreVenture is recognized by public and private sector organizations worldwide. The program has identified as an evidence-based program by a number of national registries of evidence-based programs and practices, including: