Outcomes

Anchor Learning Academy: Academic resources and recovery support for a brighter future for teens in overcoming substance use

Many teenagers successfully complete addiction treatment programs, but the challenge to stay sober when they return to high school is hard to overcome. Anchor Learning Academy provides students with resources and support to gain the academic credits required to graduate and develop the skills needed to maintain recovery. Anchor Learning Academy's small size and direct access to clinical services offers an advatange for students juggling their studies and their recovery. Prior to attending Anchor Learning Academy, 100 percent of students used drugs or alcohol multiple times per week. At Anchor, staff is attentive to even the most subtle behavior changes that signal a potential relapse. More than 70 percent of the time, staff can spot relapse behaviors like anxiety or avoidance and intervene to prevent a relapse.