Empowering young people to be their healthiest, happiest selves can feel like an overwhelming responsibility. Where do you start? To create a culture of health and prevention in your community, you need the right tools to effectively educate young people about substances, mental health and violence.

All Hazelden Betty Ford Professional Development and Adult Training Programs are tailored to your community and focused on action planning. We're here to understand community needs, facilitate the prevention conversation and equip you to:

  • Identify problematic behaviors early
  • Create a comprehensive prevention plan that includes a whole-community approach
  • Train and align team members with practical skills to support your community
  • Expertly and confidently engage youth through evidence-based curricula
  • Earn continuing education hours

Teen Intervene
Teen Intervene is designed for young people ages 12-19 who display early stages of substance use problems. Tested and evidence-based, this is ideal for education, mental health, youth treatment and juvenile justice settings. Now includes nicotine and vaping module.

Safe Dates
Created for young people ages 12 and above, the third edition of Safe Dates: A Teen Relationship Abuse Prevention Curriculum is an evidence-based program that equips young people with skills to create and foster positive relationships.

Hazelden Lifelines
Hazelden Lifelines® is a collection of programs that address the important topic of youth suicide: from prevention to intervention to response. It includes today's best practices and topics and language to reflect today's youth culture.


Olweus Bullying Prevention Program
Olweus Coach Training prepares professionals to train and support a school with implementation of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program (OBPP). Olweus Coaches then provide training and ongoing coaching for the school's Bullying Prevention Coordinating Committee.


Early Intervention Health Systems
Learn how to identify problematic substance use behavior in students before it becomes a longer-term substance use disorder with this secondary prevention intervention experience.

Train-the-Trainer Program
This interactive prevention program provides practical training for local prevention agents who facilitate substance abuse prevention efforts in elementary through secondary schools.

Our experts are ready to listen, learn and work in partnership with you. Let's talk. Call now 1-800-328-9000.