In the developmental stage of adolescence, there can be many different changes and challenges along with societal pressures and misinformation that can impact a youth's mental health and family system. These challenges can be compounded by addiction and/or mental health issues.
The PAS program is a voluntary, day program for youth in Grades 7-12 that consists of a six week commitment with a multi-disciplinary team including: education experts to support youth in having a successful school career, as well as health professionals that provide opportunities for individual, family and group treatment. In these six weeks, the youth and their family will have the opportunity to reflect and develop strategies to enhance their strengths and skills to cope with change and stress.
The PAS program is a Tri-district partnership with Prairie Rose School District, Medicine Hat Catholic School Division, Medicine Hat Public School Division, as well as Alberta Health Services.
Students are referred through their designated school in consultation with the student's parent/guardian.
Public transportation available
Youth grades 7-12 in an educational program who have parent/guardian consent to attend the program.
This program is by referral only.