SASD's Drug and Alcohol Task Force

The Drug and Alcohol Task Force is dedicated to:

    * Promoting prevention efforts relating to violence, drug and alcohol abuse.

    * Promoting intervention procedures related to violence, drug and alcohol abuse.

    * Promoting educational programs regarding violence, drug and alcohol prevention.

    * Our organization is dedicated to the prevention of drug and alcohol misuse and abuse. It is committed to creating an atmosphere for positive behavioral change within the school.

Safe and Drug Free Resource Links

loveandlogic.com - Information for parenting.
nida.gov - Parent, professional and teen website on the dangers of drugs and alcohol

New Student Welcome Packets

The Drug and Alcohol Task Force would like to welcome all new families to our district, "The Pride of the Pocono's." If you did not receive your welcome packet upon registering your child, please contact your home school for your copy. This packet provides you with useful information on the greater Pocono Area.

Student Services

An Intervention/Prevention Specialist from Carbon, Monroe, Pike County Drug & Alcohol Commission offers the following programs to our students:

    * The BABES Program - offered to second grade students district-wide.

    * Middle School/Junior High/Senior High School Programs

         1. Anger Management groups

         2. Male and Female Groups

         3. Loss Groups

         4. Groups other than loss or divorce

         5. Drug & Alcohol Awareness Groups How can parents get involved?

  • Join the Drug and Alcohol Task Force by attending our monthly meeting.

  • Location:  Stroudsburg High School, Main Office Conference Room

  • When:  the third Monday of each month

  • Time:  11am-12 noon

  • Join your child's home school PTA and help organize Red Ribbon Week events.

  • Join our "Welcome Packet" committee.

For additional information, contact:

Lisa Maneval, Task Force Chairperson, Hamilton Elementary at 992-4960

Local Resources Available

Al-Anon Family Group 570.424.1976
Parent to Parent of PA 800.986.4550
Parents Anonymous (Parent Support Group) 839.5365
Resources for Recovering Families, Inc 839.9153
Crises Intervention 570.421.2901
*(after hours) 800.338.6467  
Carbon, Monroe, Pike Drug and Alcohol Commission 570.421.1960
Catholic Social Services 570.476.6460
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol & Drug Info. 800.729.6686
MHMR (Mental Health-Mental Retardation) 570.421.2901
Alcoholics Anonymous 570.424.8532
Narcotics Anonymous 570.421.6618
Women's Resources 570.424.2093