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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


Upcoming Trainings!

PRIME For Life “New Instructor & Continuing Education” Trainings

When: Monday, October 10, 2016 9:00 AM to Wednesday, October 12, 2016 5:00 PM and October 13, 2016
Where: 3601 C. street in the 8th floor conference room, Anchorage, AK
Registration or phone: Please call 1-800-922-9489

The Change Companies® in collaboration with 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. The Change Companies’ curriculum is used as an “Indicated” prevention and early intervention strategy for adult DUI and other alcohol/drug offenders.  

When: Thursday, October 27, 2016 8:30 am to 4:30 pm ADIS Certification Training (adult program) and on Friday, October 28, 2016 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Engaging Individuals in the Change Process (adult program).  

Where: Both day’s training will be held in the Frontier Building at 3601 C. street in room 890.  6.5 CEUs are available for each full day of training attended. 

Registration: For questions or registration please contact Tony Piper at 

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: