How the Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition Can Help
The coalition is here to strengthen our communities through substance abuse and prevention strategies. Whether you’re a teen, young adult, parent or partner, we have the resources and tools to help.
Together, we can lead healthier, more productive lives.
There is a lot of pressure to “fit in.” However, choices made now can have a serious effects later.
Tobacco use and secondhand smoke can result in disease later in life. Alcohol use can create impaired decisions that cause dangerous situations or accidents. Illegal drug use can create changes in brain development.
Check out these great resources to help you make the best decisions possible.
31.4% of people who were past month binge alcohol users was highest among young adults aged 18 to 25 (the highest of any group)6
Many people say this is the best time of your life. You hear a lot of “Live life to the fullest because it only happens once” or “Sow your wild oats now.”
Living out that mantra, however, can lead to serious consequences. Binge drinking. Impaired driving. Serious alcohol-related health issues down the road.
Check out these alcohol-related resources to help you live out safe — and healthy — lives.
We all want our children to avoid the realities of the world for as long as possible. But the reality is that parents need to discuss hard topics such as alcohol, tobacco and illegal drug usage at an early age.
By having these talks, we create open, safe spaces that can continue as they grow older.
To help you start and continue having great conversations with your children, discover these resources:
You work hard to make your community stronger. There are so many internal and external pressures facing families.
These stresses make it easier for teens, young adults and parents to turn to tobacco, alcohol or illegal drugs as coping mechanisms.
Help build up your community with informative resources that offer proven strategies to promote healthier outcomes for your residents.
The Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition is Here to Help
Contact us directly to find out more about the coalition. You can also subscribe to our newsletter to find out more about our ongoing efforts and how to contribute!
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