Our goal is to prevent and reduce youth underage drinking, marijuana use and prescription drug misuse. We empower community adults and youth to be leaders and implement proven prevention strategies to support healthy lifestyles free of the problems associated with alcohol and drug use.
Our current work includes:
- Supporting and promoting enforcement of underage drinking and laws;
- Educating local businesses on best practices related to alcohol sales and promotion;
- Providing substance use prevention resources and training for teachers, providers and other caregivers; and,
- Facilitating parent discussions and networking through our Parent Check in Series with professional counselors.
This chart shows the progress we have made in our communities (Berwick, Eliot, Kittery, Lebanon, North Berwick, Ogunquit, South Berwick, Wells, and York) since 2009. (2019 data available soon!)
For more information, contact Drug Free Communities and CARA Program Coordinator Gina Brodsky at 351-2658.