We PIC students over addiction.

Prevention Intervention Connection

"The best resource, amazing work they're doing. When you've got a kid headed sideways, and you don't know what to do... they have answers!"
- Pro-active Parent

We have over 15 years experience in alcohol and drug abuse prevention, intervention and now offering intensive outpatient treatment.

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Established in 2003, Lifeways is a South Dakota 501c3. We are the only addiction counselors with offices in the Rapid City Area Schools. There are seven counselors working in all three high schools and two middle schools. We partner with the State, Schools and City to PIC students over addiction by providing evidence based prevention, intervention and connection.

  • Prevention Curriculum in classrooms
  • Individual and group sessions for at risk students
  • Peer to Peer Mentoring
  • Individual screenings, resources and support
  • Intervention programming for students who are experiencing problems due to their substance use
  • Referrals and follow up with students and their families assisting when they require substance abuse treatment and/or mental health counseling in the community.
  • In school recovery support for students who return from treatment and if needed trauma assessment and counseling services.

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