Drug and Alcohol Awareness

Union Area High School Drug and Alcohol Education

(Grades 5-8)

Drug and Alcohol Prevention Education is provided for all students monthly via Lawrence County Drug and Alcohol Commission.  Students have classes dedicated to educating and informing them of the risks of using drugs and alcohol.  The instructor utilizes various mediums to convey the anti-drug message, including video, lecture, small group work, and therapeutic activities.

Students may also access additional support through Union Area High School Student Assistance Program.  Team members include:  Mr. David Nerti (High School Principal), Mrs. Patti Blazejewski (School Nurse), Mrs. Christine Cataloni (High School Counselor),  Mr. Mike Ross (Middle School Counselor), Mr. Robert Walman (School Psychologist), and representatives from Lawrence County Drug and Alcohol Commission and Human Services Center.  Click here for more information on our Student Assistance Program.


Lawrence County Drug and Alcohol Commission
20 East Washington Street, Second Floor
New Castle, PA  16101
(724) 658-5580
For additional information:
Human Services Center
130 West North Street
New Castle, PA  16101
(724) 658-3578
Crisis Line:  (724) 652-9000
For additional information: