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Anthony Piper
ASAP Program Manager
Boney Memorial Courthouse
303 "K" Street, BASEMENT
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: 907-264-0735
Fax: 907-264-0786


New October Trainings!

Alaska Alcohol & Drug Information School (ADIS)
Certification & Booster Training For ADIS Instructors
The Change Companies® in collaboration with the State of Alaska, Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Behavioral Health, will be conducting two days of informative, interactive training for new and certified ADIS instructors.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
ADIS Certification Training (adult program): The ADIS facilitator training is a certification program for new instructors, plus a great refresher course for certified instructors. Explore the evidence-based research behind Interactive Journaling®, walk through the ADIS curriculum and learn and practice effective facilitation strategies. (6.5 CEUs)
Thursday, October 29, 2015
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Engaging Individuals in the Change Process (adult program): This workshop will discuss the benefits of using Interactive Journaling® to engage ADIS participants in the process of lasting behavior change. Methods for shifting the responsibility and initiative for change onto the participant will be discussed, as well as facilitating ADIS within the clinical needs identified in ASAM’s 0.5 Level of Care. (6.5 CEUs)
Register contact:
Tony Piper – ASAP Program Manager
907-264-0500 or
Frontier Building
3601 C. Street Room #890
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
Youth Strategies to Reduce & Prevent Underage Drinking
Alaska’s Strategies to Prevent Underage Drinking

Alcohol & Drug Information School

ADIS Programs provide education to first-time Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) and Minor Consuming offenders, as well as those convicted of other alcohol/drug related offenses, if that person would not be diagnosed as a substance abuser. The goal of the ADIS program is to reduce the subsequent alcohol and/or other drug related offenses and the associated high risk behaviors. ADIS programs cover the effects of alcohol and other drugs on driving and social behaviors as well as health and legal consequences. Each ADIS program conforms to the same standards and are approved and monitored by Division of Behavioral Health. These programs are designed to be available to all Alaskans involved in alcohol and/or other drug related offenses.
Each Adult or Youth ADIS program uses an identical Core Curriculum that combines the most recent research in early intervention and prevention. Each program includes regionally specific information and is designed to be relevant to all segments of Alaska’s diverse population while ensuring uniformity of the Core, ADIS program content statewide. The Adult program uses a core curriculum developed by the Change Company and the State of Alaska. Adult ADIS programs are appropriate for all adults over the age of 18. The Youth program, Prime For Life-Under 21, was developed by Prevention Research Institute (PRI) and is used for those between 14 and not yet 21 years of age.
The ADIS program does not in any way constitute a treatment program nor does it fulfill any treatment requirements. These programs are designed to be an educational intervention and are best suited for those who may meet Level .05 of ASAM-American Society of Addiction Medicine’s Patient Placement Criteria or those in need of prevention education.
PRIME For Life® is an evidence-based, therapeutic education program with demonstrated success in significantly altering attitudes, increasing abstinence, reducing high-risk drinking and drug use, and reducing recidivism. PRIME For Life is listed on the National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP), a service of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
Full attendance and participation in a three-day PRIME For Life® New Instructor Training is required to deliver PRIME For Life®. Instructor materials will be provided and are available in Spanish. The training fee is waived for approved Alaska providers. This PRIME For Life® Instructor Training is available for registration and more information at: