Adolescent Diversion Education Program

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If you are under the age of 21 in Missouri and have been charged with alcohol or drug-related offenses such as minor in possession or abuse and lose, you could be required to attend an Adolescent Diversion Education Program (ADEP).

This class is reserved for minor in possession charges where you were not operating a vehicle. If your minor in possession charge involved a vehicle you will have to get an Offender Management Unit screening and attend a SATOP (Substance Abuse Traffic Offender Program) class the same as over-21 drivers.

The adolescent diversion education program is a 10-hour course reserved for first-time offenders not operating a vehicle. The online course offered is a 12 hour class.

Alcohol Education Area Program Providers

  • Preferred Family Healthcare (Kirksville, Macon, Moberly, Chillicothe, Brookfield, Edina, Trenton) – www.pfh.org 
  • E.S.C.A.P.E. (Moberly, Macon, Columbia) – www.satop.net
  • On line class also available - See Kirksville Municipal Court for more information