Botvin LST to be included in Laguna Beach Unified School District Prevention, Intervention and Restorative plans

The Laguna Beach Unified School District Alcohol & Other Drug Prevention Steering Committee has included Botvin LST in their new Multi-Year Implementation Plan. The plan will take over the course of three years and will focus on Prevention, Intervention and Restoration.

LST will be implemented in grades 4 through 9. The Committee’s plan also includes endeavors to increase parent education opportunities, parent support groups, and student activities.

Laguna Beach Unified School District students exceed California state rates for students who have tried alcohol in their lifetime. Although the percentage has decline within the past two years, Director of Special Education/Student Services Irene White says the school district still has much work to do.

The Laguna Beach Community Coalition, consisting of 16 agencies, is also committed to reinforcing the importance of prevention in the community.

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