The Student Assistance Program, or SAP, works collaboratively with students, families and district staff to reduce the impact of alcohol, tobacco and drug use on academic, social and emotional development.
In cooperation with the Puget Sound Educational Services District, SAP counselors provide a wide range of services, including: individual student contacts and support groups, consultations with school staff, classroom lessons and school-wide prevention activities.
What Is Chemical Dependency?
Chemical dependency is defined by the American Medical Association as a progressive, incurable and potentially fatal bio-chemical disease. It may be arrested and placed in remission but always returns if chemical use resumes.
The disease is characterized by the following:
What Chemical Dependency is NOT:
The goals of the Student Assistance Program are to: