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The Challenge Program

The challenge program is a combination of prevention and treatment services. This is a combined effort between The Council for Prevention and Glens Falls Hospital’s Center for Recovery. We provide weekly group meetings, individual treatment with a LMSW, and challenging outings which vary in length and activity: hiking, camping, canoeing, kayaking, snowshoeing, mini-golfing, etc.

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Problem Gambling

How can you tell when gambling is becoming a problem for you or a loved one? After all, when done in the spirit in which it’s intended – as a fun thing to do every now and then for the happy few times one beats the house and wins a few dollars – gambling can be an enjoyable pastime. But it can be difficult to tell when it’s become something more insidious and dangerous.

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Promoting health and well-being:

The Council for Prevention fosters healthy communities, schools, families, and individuals. The Council supports and encourages collaboration among leaders, professionals, and community members addressing the issues of mental health, substance abuse, disease prevention, treatment, and recovery.



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Youth Court

Youth Court is a law-related educational program for volunteer youth in 7th-12th grades and an alternative to the criminal justice system for young people ages 10-18, who have committed a crime, offense, or violation. The goal of Youth Court is to intervene in early anti-social, delinquent, and criminal behavior

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School Based Programs

Our School based programs will keep your children on track to a happy adulthood. These programs include Life Skills training, Drug Prevention, and Violence Prevention. Feel free to view our current list of Programs and Dates.Too Good for Drugs and Violence, Peer Leaders Training, and more!

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TIPS Program

The Council for Prevention offers free TIPS Training to bar and restaurant employees to teach them how to prevent drunk driving, underage drinking, and alcohol abuse. TIPS empowers bartenders and servers to take a proactive approach toward preventing alcohol misuse and maintaining control.

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