For Students

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  • Mentoring
    • College students who would like to volunteer or intern during their academic year may volunteer at the Sizer School in Fitchburg or at Plumley Village in Worcester. Please contact Mentoring staff at 800-579-0000 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.
  • Youth Development
    • The P4P program is a peer leader program that focuses on preventing youth from Operating Under the Influence (OUI), which means driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
    • Memorial Middle School, Fitchburg High School, Leominster High School, and Sizer School all have special training and education programs focused on violence, substance use, and OUI prevention. These programs give students the tools to make healthy choices and help their peers stay safe and healthy. 
    • Suicide prevention trainings, called QPR, are available for students to help their peers recognize the signs that a friend or peer might be experiencing suicidal thoughts and how to help. 
    • Bullying prevention training is available to help students learn how to be an active bystander. This is a way of stopping bullying while also keeping safe. 
    • The Youth Empowerment Summit is held every April at the Boys and Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster. This summit has workshops around creating your own future and making healthy choices, as well as a keynote speaker and a panel discussion featuring peer leaders.
    • The Common Ground Basketball Tournament is a community event held in August. In addition to the basketball tournament, this event has music and information about violence prevention and other health and safety topics. 
  • GCAT
    • School presentations on substance use prevention, suicide prevention, bullying prevention, and other topics regarding healthy choices.
    • National Night Out is an annual event that helps to build community relationships and share information. Youth volunteers are welcome to help with planning and participate during the event.
    • National drug and alcohol facts week is held annually in January. Students can help share information with their peers. 
    • Youth community forums are held throughout the year
    • Student ambassadors are welcome at GCAT meetings. Student ambassadors can help with social norming campaigns and events. 
  • SAPC
    • Students who are interested in substance use prevention can contact SAPC to find out how to get involved with their local groups. 
    • Students can help develop and promote social marketing campaigns.
    • Pre-prom events help students to make safe and healthy decisions. 
    • Suibstance use prevention education can be available at your local schools.