Predicting teenage behavior and providing a bridge between youth and mental wellbeing.
A Workshop that Helps Teens Develop Healthy Coping Skills.
What PreVenture Looks Like
The PreVenture program was developed and tested by Dr. Patricia Conrod, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Montreal, Canada. PreVenture introduces cognitive behavioral strategies and coping skills to youth based on their individual personality style.
Overdose Lifeline is an official provider of PreVenture training and implementation in the US. To inquire about Facilitator training or bringing the program to your community, contact the PreVenture team at Overdose Lifeline
PreVenture reveals key information about participants’ behaviors relating to substance use motives, drugs of choice, patterns of coping, and sensitivity. Multiple studies have shown PreVenture to be effective beyond reducing drinking and drug-use rates.
- Delayed onset of drinking and binge drinking
- Reduced risk for alcohol-related problems
- Reduced risk for mental health problems such as anxiety, depression
- Fewer misconduct problems
”This workshop really helped me to understand my anger.Student participantUK study
Why PreVenture Works
It Provides Answers
PreVenture focuses on youth and introduces cognitive behavioral strategies and coping skills based on individual personality styles
It Promotes Support
A trained facilitator provides group workshops in a supportive and comfortable environment.
It Encourages Mental Wellness
At its core, motivational interviewing and cognitive behavior therapy help youths to understand and manage their risky behaviors.
The PreVenture program is based on scientific evidence replicated in trials around the world.