Classes aim to help teens make healthy choices.

August 7, 2017

Classes aim to help teens make healthy choices.



LUDINGTON — District Health Department #10 is now offering the Prime for Life program for teens 14-17 years old who live in Mason or Oceana counties.

Prime For Life is an evidence-based motivational prevention, intervention and pre-treatment program specifically designed for people who might be making high-risk choices. It is designed to change drinking and drug use behaviors by changing beliefs, attitudes, risk perceptions, motivations, and the knowledge of how to reduce their risk of alcohol and drug-related problems throughout their lives.

A two-part series of the program will be offered at the District Health Department #10 office in Ludington Tuesday, Aug. 15 and Thursday, Aug. 17 from 6-9 p.m.

The Ludington office is located at 916 Diana Street in Ludington.

Teens ages 14-17 years old who may be starting to experiment with drugs or alcohol or need guidance in making healthier choices are encouraged to attend.

Registration is limited to the first 15 participants who sign-up by Friday, Aug. 11.

Register via // or by contacting the class instructors Katie Miller at (231) 316-8567 or or Kortni Garcia at (231) 902-8539 or

Participants must attend both sessions to complete the program. Dinner will be provided on both nights. If transportation is a concern, contact the class instructors. Those traveling from Oceana County are eligible for assistance with travel expenses.

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