of the Pennsylvania Network for Student Assistance Services is to
provide leadership for developing a safe and drug-free environment and
mental health wellness in schools and communities across the
commonwealth. Barriers to learning will be removed and student academic
achievement will be enhanced through collaborative prevention,
intervention, and post-intervention services.
Now in its 26th
year, SAP helps schools identify students who are experiencing behavior
and or academic difficulties that are posing a barrier to their learning
and success in school. SAP offers support to those students and their
What is SAP?
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Student Assistance Program (SAP), which
is administered by the PA Department of Education’s Division of School
Options and Safety in partnership with the PA Department of Health’s
Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Programs, and the PA Department of Public
Welfare’s Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, is
designed to assist school personnel in identifying issues including
alcohol, tobacco, other drugs, and mental health issues which pose a
barrier to a student’s success.
Information from http://www.sap.state.pa.us/