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Our Story & Mission

Formed in 2014, the Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition (SAPC) is a local leader in the prevention field. SAPC works to prevent the use of tobacco, alcohol and other drug use and its negative consequences in our communities, as well as across the United States.

The coalition’s office is located in Lebanon, Ohio, and our work reaches all across Warren County. Through strategic communications and campaign efforts, we work to create better-informed communities through educational efforts, sharing resources, connecting partners, providing skill-building and offering training opportunities to our members.

SAPC promotes evidence-based strategies that are effective in reducing and preventing substance use/misuse to promote healthier lifestyles. Our coalition membership involves representation from all the 12 sectors of community coalitions identified by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA):

Law Enforcement

Law Enforcement

Faith Based

Faith Based

Youth

Youth

Parents

Parents

Media

Media

Schools

Schools

Healthcare Professionals

Healthcare Professionals

State and Local Agencies

State and Local Agencies

Civic Groups

Civic Groups

Youth Serving Organizations

Youth Serving Organizations

Business Leaders

Business Leaders

Other Organizations

Other Organizations

The Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition is comprised of passionate and experienced community partners with decades of experience leading and supporting successful policy advocacy campaigns.

SAPC’s goal is to build healthy communities by increasing protective factors, reducing risk factors and sharing resources for youth and adults in Warren County. The priority of the coalition currently is to focus on youth substance use/misuse which has increasingly become a problem in recent years.

Our Goals:
Decrease Youth Substance Abuse

of Warren County youth grades 7–12 reported past 30-day use of alcohol5

of Warren County youth grades 7–12 reported weekly use of marijuana5

of Warren County youth grades 7–12 reported weekly use of electronic vapor products5

 

Click the button below to download a Member guide and 2021 report.

The mission of the Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition (SAPC) is to decrease substance use/misuse rates among youth and adults in Warren County, Ohio. The Coalition strives to provide prevention education and efforts within the community to prevent addiction.

761 Columbus Ave., Lebanon, Ohio 45036

513-689-3169
sapcwarrencounty.com@gmail.com

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