The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies:
Building capacity for enhanced communication and interaction between youth and adults; advocating and collaborate for policy change; actively participate in other efforts that address trauma, substance use and mental illness; implementing a positive community norms media campaign to change youth and community attitudes, perceptions and responses to youth alcohol use; address local conditions of social availability, access to alcohol and drugs, perception of risk and community norms; identify, promote and support local healthy low cost activities for youth; implement an early warning and intervention system (behavior, grades, truancy, trauma, substance use) for youth and family members in an effort to coordinate care and provide wrap around services; providing education and training to parents and community members about the risks and consequences associated with youth alcohol and drug use in an effort to reduce access, social availability and increase the perception of harm.

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SP021637-06 UNITED WAY OF MATANUSKA SUSITNA BOROUGH PALMER AK ALLEN STEPHANIE $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies:
increasing community collaboration by engaging current and new membership in the Drug-Free Community program to reduce substance use; reducing youth alcohol use and increasing perception of risk related to youth marijuana use by increasing awareness through education, implementing peer-led programs within the school systems, and enhancing skills of retailers by providing responsible vendor training.

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SP021533-01 CHILDREN'S POLICY COUNCIL OF DALLAS COUNTY, ALABAMA, INC. SELMA AL DREVENY GREG $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies:
utilize SAMHSA's Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) as the model to carry out the SOCC's strategic plan and the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America's (CADCA) 'Seven Steps to Forming a Community Coalition' to further strengthen the existing coalition; build on the existing youth group participants for the purpose of preventing and reducing underage drinking prescription drug abuse; and preventing SOCIAL access to alcohol and prescription drugs by youth; preventing commercial access to alcohol and prescription drugs by youth.

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SP018361-06 NATIONAL COUNCIL ON ALCOHOLISM AND DRUG DEPENDENCE - ORANGE COUNTY LAKE FOREST CA DRENICK GWEN $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies:
Educating and mobilizing community members and decision makers to adopt best practice policies to limit youth access and availability of alcohol, marijuana and prescription drugs; restricting retail and social host provision of alcohol; enhancing local policy on cultivation, manufacturing and dispensing of marijuana; and promoting community members to monitor, secure and dispose of prescription drugs; advancing prescription drug disposal policy; and addressing over prescription of opioids and opioid alternatives for pain management.

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SP018550-06 COUNTY OF SANTA CRUZ SANTA CRUZ CA ARMSTRONG BRENDA $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies:
encourage and facilitate collaboration among schools, parents, youth, business, law enforcement, faith-based org., and criminal justice to increase collaboration and attract membership; reduce primary method of adolescent access to alcohol by implementing social host ordinances in both Auburn and Lincoln as evidenced by approved social host ordinances; coordinate school and community based campaigns promoting positive social norms focused on increasing perception of harm and increasing peer/parental disapproval; implement environmental strategies of community level policy and proclamation to reduce access to marijuana and increase perception of harm of teen marijuana use; provide training and technical assistance on marijuana use signs symptoms and social, legal and health effects to community, including teachers, parents and professionals that work with youth; educate youth, parents, schools, and healthcare providers on best practices to prevent prescription drug misuse and abuse.

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SP021559-01 COMMUNITY RECOVERY RESOURCES, INC. GRASS VALLEY CA ROGERS SHELLEY $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by the following strategies:
working to strengthen and develop the coalition by operating under a comprehensive strategic plan, seeking sustaining funding, conducting community outreach to recruit new members, presenting education information to the community, coordinating training and other activities with neighboring Drug-Free Communities (DFC) grantees, and providing capacity-building trainings for coalition members, coalition staff, school staff, and staff of partner organizations; working with other DFC grantees to update a more effective countywide social host ordinance; working with the Mendocino County Opioid Abuse Coalition to effect changes in the prescribing and safe use and disposal of prescription drugs; host community forums on marijuana use, prescription drug use, and binge drinking; conduct a school climate assessment and school climate improvement plan; work with schools and other partners to provide prevention education in middle and high schools; and work with neighboring DFC grantees to identify and adapt a marijuana prevention curriculum that is specific to communities facing marijuana legalization.

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SP018206-06 COUNTY OF MENDOCINO UKIAH CA TYLER-O'SHEA TINA $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies: parent and athlete committed; prescription drugs safe disposal and best practices; and marijuana harm campaigns.

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SP018300-06 TRUCKEE TAHOE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION TRUCKEE CA COYOTE RIVER $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies: targeting the prevention and reduction of alcohol, marijuana, and prescription drug abuse by youth by addressing coalition visibility, community impact capacity, and perception of harm, 30 day use, access, peer and parental disapproval.

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SP018391-06 CITY OF NEW LONDON NEW LONDON CT MOLLICA ANTHONY $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies: increase the resources and readiness of the Developmental Assets for Youth (DAY) Coalition to reduce youth substance abuse; ensure that all 12 sectors of the Guilford community engage in evidence-based,
environmental strategies; utilize Developmental Assets research to reduce youth substance abuse in our youth by increasing assets in all Guilford youth; change attitudes and behaviors of both youth and adults by increasing penalties for breaking alcohol and drug laws; conduct local evaluation in order to adjust coalition activities accordingly to maximize reductions in youth substance abuse.

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SP018538-06 TOWN OF GUILFORD GUILFORD CT LANDRY LYNE $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies:
increase the resources and readiness of the Tri-Town Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition to reduce youth substance abuse; ensure that all 12 sectors of the Tri-Town community engage in evidence-based, environmental strategies; change attitudes and behaviors of both youth and adults by increasing penalties for breaking alcohol and drug laws; and conduct local evaluation in order to adjust coalition activities accordingly to maximize reductions in youth substance abuse.

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SP021654-06 TRI TOWN YOUTH SERVICES BUREAU, INC. DEEP RIVER CT ABRAMSON ALLISON $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies: increase the resources and readiness of the Bristol Prevention Coalition for a Drug-Free community to reduce youth substance abuse; ensure that all 12 sectors of the Bristol community engage in evidence-based environmental strategies; change attitudes and behaviors of both youth and adults by increasing penalties for breaking alcohol and drug laws; conduct local evaluation in order to adjust coalition activities accordingly to maximize reductions in youth substance abuse.

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SP021436-01 CITY OF BRISTOL BRISTOL CT MCNULTY EILEEN $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies: education of youth on the harm substance use, restricting access to substances, and affirming positive choices of youth to remain drug free.

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SP021598-01 ENGLEWOOD COMMUNITY COALITION, INC. ROTONDA WEST FL TVAROCH KAY $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies: reducing retail and social access to alcohol and marijuana; changing social norms and beliefs accepting of substance use; and conducting media counter messaging and influencing laws and policies. Special activities include: alcohol compliance checks; youth no-sale to minors poster contest; community level positive norm counter-marketing campaign; parent, youth, family prevention awareness activities; youth pro-social engagement activities; and promoting "safe havens' for youth at high risk times.

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SP018376-06 GANG ALTERNATIVES, INC. MIAMI FL NOZILE MICHAEL $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies: provide information; enhance skills; reduce access, modify/change policies; and change consequences regarding underage drinking and marijuana.

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SP021604-01 MARION COUNTY CHILDREN'S ALLIANCE, INC. OCALA FL CASTILLO NANCY $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies: provide information to the community regarding, underage drinking, marijuana, and prescription drug abuse; providing training to staff, coalition members, and the community; support will be provided to community efforts through events and social marketing campaigns; reduce access and enhance barriers to drugs by youth through partnerships with law enforcement and medical professionals; changing consequences to youth substance abuse will act as a deterrent while environmental changes in our community will prevent use; policy change and modification, when necessary, will help to create lasting community change regarding youth substance abuse and risky behaviors.

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SP021671-06 INNERACT ALLIANCE LAKELAND FL SWYGERT DONNA $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies: expand and strengthen the existing coalition; provide drug prevention education, training and technical assistance for coalition members/partners and at least 100 community youth/adults, and provide substance-free alternatives for up to 150 youth to increase protective factors.

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SP021626-01 BROOKS COUNTY FAMILY CONNECTION, INC. QUITMAN GA SINGLETARY NATALIE $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies: alcohol prevention curriculum, Project Northland, Class Action, will be piloted in the ninth grade at one high school; Parents Who Host Lose the Most campaign to educate parents about legal and other consequences related to allowing teens (other than their own) to drink alcohol; enforcement of the new social host ordinances passed recently throughout the county); developing a social norm campaign; increasing awareness of 4:20 pro-marijuana observance; work with the county and city officials to limit outlet density for dispensaries and advertising; place a second prescription drug drop box in the county; promote two take-back campaigns; and participate in the statewide prescription drug collaborative.

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SP021416-01 FAYETTE ALLIANCE CONNECTING TOGETHER OUR RESOURCES, INC. FAYETTEVILLE GA SMITH BECKY $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies: increase internal structure through the adaption of bylaws and the establishment of officers; provide information to the community on grant progress and recruit new members; receive training on the Strategic Prevention Framework and environmental strategies to increase capacity and sustainability; and implement new policies and increase consequences for providing youth access to substances, including marijuana, prescription drugs and tobacco.

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SP018465-06 VINTON-SHELLSBURG COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT VINTON IA ISLAS TONY $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies:
provide orientation, trainings and bi-annual check ins with coalition members, establish Neighborhood Watch Programs, work with law enforcement to conduct compliance checks, a county-wide Tip Line and trainings to retailers and in-home providers on the production of methamphetamine and finally increase awareness and knowledge levels on preventing use and abuse of alcohol, marijuana and methamphetamine.

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SP021443-01 HELPING SERVICES FOR YOUTH AND FAMILIES, INC. DECORAH IA STOLKA JEN $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies: provide information; enhance skills; provide support; enhance access/reduce barriers; change consequences; change physical design; and modify/change policies.

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SP021430-01 CITY OF LAPWAI LAPWAI ID EVANS DEBBIE $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies: providing information and enhancing skills of parents and adult influencers; changing policies related to underage drinking and drug use; and increasing enforcement to reduce access.

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SP021482-01 COMMUNITY--THE ANTI-DRUG COALITION HIGHLAND PARK IL DE NEKKER BARBARA $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance abuse by implementing the following strategies:
alcohol and prescription drug education and policies to reduce social access; parent communication campaign to address permissive social norms and low perceived risk of harm related to youth use of marijuana and prescription drugs for non-medical reasons; and enhance current youth communication campaign to impact permissive social norms and low perceived risk of harm related to youth use of alcohol and marijuana.

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SP021641-01 360 YOUTH SERVICES NAPERVILLE IL LECLAIR KATHYRN $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies:
community education and awareness of the problem; continuation of the Johnson County Youth Leadership Council; implementation of evidenced-based prevention programming; community policy assessment; increased collaboration within the community; empower Johnson County's mission, specifically targeting alcohol and electronic vapor product use with this grant.

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SP021452-01 UPSTREAM PREVENTION, INC. GREENWOOD IN MCMAHON MICHELLE $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies; providing information; enhancing skills; providing support; enhancing access/reducing barriers; changing consequences; physical design; and modifying/changing policies.

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SP018470-06 NEIGHBORHOODS AGAINST SUBSTANCE ABUSE, INC GREENFIELD IN RETHERFORD TIMOTHY $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies: reduction of past 30-day alcohol, prescription drug, and marijuana use among students in grades 6-12 by implementing a 12-month action plan that includes information dissemination, community awareness efforts, and a multi-modality media campaign; evidence-based prevention education; providing support;
reducing access/enhancing barriers to alcohol and marijuana access; addressing and modifying local policies and consequences associated with substance abuse; and changing physical design.

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SP021575-01 SCOTT COUNTY PARTNERSHIP, INC. SCOTTSBURG IN BRIDGEWATER JEAN $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies: implementing education strategies and media campaign to prevent underage drinking and marijuana use to focus on underage youth.

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SP021624-01 UFM COMMUNITY LEARNING CENTER, INC. MANHATTAN KS INLOW TEENER LINDA $123,956

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies:
information dissemination, community awareness efforts, and a multi-modality media campaign, evidence-based prevention education, providing support, reducing access/enhancing barriers to alcohol and marijuana access, addressing and modifying local policies and consequences associated with substance abuse, and changing physical design.

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SP021429-01 CITY OF WELLINGTON WELLINGTON KS GOODRUM DARIN $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies: increasing community and governmental support to limit access to cigarettes, smokeless tobacco, and alcohol to the Youth in Owen County.

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SP021596-01 HOPE'S HANDS, INC. OWENTON KY MEFFORD REBEKAH $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies: educating the community on youth tobacco, marijuana, and alcohol use; and working to change existing policies and social norms around youth use of those substances.

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SP021546-01 LYON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT EDDYVILLE KY HURST ROBIN $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies: increase average participation of sector members from 50% of sectors present to 75% of sectors present at meetings, as demonstrated by meeting minutes and rosters; the percentage of 10th and 12th grade students who report 30 day use of tobacco will decrease by 5% in 10th grade (29% December 30, 2014 to 24% December 30, 2018), and 12th grade (46% in 2014 to 41% in 2018) as measured by the KIP State Survey; there will be an increase in the number of establishments that card before selling tobacco as evidenced by a 10% reduction in the number of stores that fail compliance checks; the percentage of 10th and 12th grade students who report 30-day use of alcohol will decrease by 5% in 10th grade (24% December 30, 2014 to 19% December 30, 2018), and 12th grade from (40% in December 30, 2014 to 35% December 30, 2018) as measured by the KIP State Survey; and there will be a 10% increase in the number of establishments that card before selling alcohol as evidenced by a 5% reduction in the number of stores that fail compliance checks, and a 5% increase in the number of establishments that attend Responsible Beverage Server Training (RBS).

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SP021421-01 PENDLETON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION FALMOUTH KY BUERKLEY JOSEPH $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies: increasing youth participation in coalition work and activities; Limiting youth access to alcohol; increasing youth perception of risk of alcohol use; limiting youth access to marijuana; and increasing youth perception of risk of marijuana use.

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SP021569-01 GRANT COUNTY SCHOOLS WILLIAMSTOWN KY LIVINGOOD RONALD $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies: media campaigns aimed at raising awareness of the dangers of alcohol and drug use; policy advocacy; and compliance checks.

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SP021561-01 METROPOLITAN CENTER FOR WOMEN AND CHILDREN JEFFERSON LA ALVAREZ DAVID $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies:
educate youth, parents, public officials, businesses, and community leaders about the health risks and negative consequences related to underage alcohol, marijuana and opioid use; increase consistent establishment, enactment, and enforcement of policies, practices, systems, and laws that prevent substance use across the selected communities; increase parents and student knowledge of and perceptions of the benefits of avoiding alcohol, marijuana, and opioid use in adolescence; strengthen parental and community knowledge, attitudes and skills and increase positive community behavioral norms that help adolescents avoid alcohol, marijuana, and opioid drug use.

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SP021525-01 TOWN OF WARE WARE MA MERRIAM CAROLYN $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies: strengthening the coalition membership; increasing involvement of the full range of community organization; providing leadership in the community related to youth substance use prevention; providing information and training to the community; changing the consequences of marijuana and prescription drug use; reducing access to marijuana and prescription drugs to use; and working to change community norms.

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SP021409-01 TOWN OF NORTH READING NORTH READING MA LUCKIEWICZ AMY $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies:
establish and strengthen community collaboration in support of local efforts to prevent youth substance use; address the social determinants of health that contribute to substance abuse including behavioral, social, and environmental factors.

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SP021534-01 MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY BALTIMORE MD EDWARDS LORECE $124,839

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies:
sustaining collaboration of the community health coalition members and partners; working with police to support the effective enforcement of youth alcohol and drug laws; restricting access to alcohol, marijuana and prescription drugs through policy work and education; supporting schools to use evidence based substance abuse prevention practices and curriculum; Supporting parents to raise healthy alcohol and drug free families; and empowering youth to be leaders in health education and community change.

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SP021668-06 YORK HOSPITAL YORK ME MANNINEN SALLY $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies: teaming up with schools to educate youth and parents on marijuana and electronic vapor devices; working with clinicians to develop protocols to increase patient education on safe storage and disposal as well as the dangers of misuse of prescription drugs; and partnering with alcohol retailers and local law enforcement to eliminate the sale of alcohol to minors

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SP021543-01 MAINEGENERAL MEDICAL CENTER AUGUSTA ME MULLIN FRANCES $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies:
increasing the skills of people of all ages to prevention youth substance use; broadening participation in coalition activities to better reflect and represent the community's unique cultural makeup; developing a parent-focused media campaign regarding cultural norms about youth drug and alcohol use while addressing distinct cultural difference; and providing support to the school and community to shift consequences associated with substance use towards a more restorative approach.

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SP021419-01 CITY OF SOUTH PORTLAND SOUTH PORTLAND ME DODGE LEE ANNE $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies:
recruiting, engaging and educating new members in the coalition's efforts; seeking partnerships with community sectors through targeted engagement that involves joint projects and membership; providing an informational campaign to increase awareness in the community about underage drinking that includes reducing access to alcohol to minors by changing the local condition that adults are providing to youth; increasing perception of risk by changing the local condition of social norms that allow alcohol use; Increasing perception of risk by changing the local condition that marijuana in not harmful; changing the local condition that parents and youth are unaware of the dangers of prescription drug misuse; advocating and collaborating with community sectors to increase awareness of prescription misuse; changing the local condition that parents and youth are unaware of how physiologically harmful alcohol and other drugs are to the teenage brain and to their behavior.

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SP021560-01 HURON VALLEY SCHOOLS HIGHLAND MI ROOT RANDY $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies: provide information to youth and adults that will help them make good decisions regarding substance use, through multiple forms of media; provide support to youth and adults who want to avoid drugs and alcohol by holding fun and substance-free events in the community; enhance access to opportunities for pro-social community involvement for youth; enhance skills for youth and parents so they are better able to make good decisions and get involved in the community, and enhance skills of community leaders so they are able to impact policies and systems that affect youth substance abuse; change consequences of youth being involved in the community and staying substance-free; change policy to more effectively deter youth substance use; change the physical environment to weaken risk factors and strengthen protective factors related to youth substance abuse.

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SP018182-06 ST. JOSEPH MERCY CHELSEA CHELSEA MI KAUFFMAN JESSE $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies: increase awareness about the health legal and social consequences of youth use of alcohol, marijuana, tobacco, and prescription drugs, and encouraging family dialogue about substance use; make comprehensive evidence-based prevention curricula to every school district in Steele County; and reduce youth access to alcohol, marijuana, tobacco, and prescription drugs.

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SP021661-06 UNITED WAY OF STEELE COUNTY OWATONNA MN SCHAUFENBUEL KIM $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies:
provide training and skill-building opportunities to coalition members and youth involved in substance use prevention efforts; encourage training for establishment and special event liquor servers; increase barriers to youth access to alcohol from parties; work with community partners to provide prevention education about the harms of marijuana use; and reduce access to unused prescription medications and work with community partners to provide prevention education and minimize over-prescribing.

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SP021427-01 ST. JOSEPH'S AREA HEALTH SERVICES PARK RAPIDS MN MORRISON MARLEE $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies: expansion of our coalition county-wide and the formation of focus groups made up of stakeholders from all four school districts of the county. These focus groups will work together to increase positive messaging to our youth, reduce youth access to harmful substances, and correct youth misperceptions regarding the risk of harm of substance use.

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SP021431-01 YOUTH FIRST FAIRMONT MN EDMUNDSON SARA $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies:
continuing to formalize organizational structure and processes; providing coalition member/staff training; providing information about the scope/risks of prescription drugs misuse and proper disposal techniques via coalition website, instructive events, brochures, and other forums; enhancing skills; developing, promoting and/or hosting trainings designed to increase skills of those who can prevent, identify and treat prescription drug abuse; providing support through drug fee activities; Reducing illegal access to Rx medications; changing consequences by increasing public recognition for desired behavior; change physical design by safeguarding medications to ensure they will not be abused; and support formal written policies, laws and procedures aimed at current and future prescription drug abuse.

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SP021487-01 ABOUT OUR KIDS, INC. LAMAR MO MOREY JEROD $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies: coalition development; youth/adult education; social marketing; compliance checks; and policy development.

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SP021408-01 EXCELSIOR SPRINGS EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC. EXCELSIOR SPRINGS MO MEES JULIA $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies:
building coalition capacities for community engagement; increasing the diversity of coalition collaborations through targeted recruitment of minorities, faith-based, and civic leaders and youth; expanding partnerships with area law enforcement agencies in the implementation of neighborhood saturation patrols, retailer compliance checks, and prescription medication collection strategies; expanding and diversifying youth leadership and prevention programming to include middle school aged youth; increasing youth perception of harm in alcohol and prescription medication abuse by implementing youth-involved social norms campaigns; and implement community-wide Safe Celebrations messaging campaigns in support of safe and sober activities during periods of seasonal celebration.

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SP021420-01 PARKWAY SCHOOL DISTRICT CHESTERFIELD MO RAMSPOTT RON $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies:
community and family education, school programs and advocacy; provide information to educate the community about the danger of taking someone else's prescription; alert parents to secure medications in the home, and share survey data on the usage; build skills by teaching parents and community members to conduct environmental scans in homes to recognize ease of access; provide support to change policies, limit access, redesign of packaging "missing" medications more noticeable, and create incentives and disincentives for abuse; community coalition will be working in collaboration with local law enforcement, libraries, school district, churches, and the county board of supervisors to bring community awareness through school events, law enforcement fairs, community health fairs and policy.

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SP021628-01 HANCOCK RESOURCE CENTER WAVELAND MS WILSON CATHY $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies: implementing science-based prevention strategies that establish and strengthen collaboration among an array of sectors in the community in order to prevent underage drinking, excessive alcohol use and prescription and over the counter medicine abuse.

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SP018346-06 ALAMANCE CITIZENS FOR A DRUG FREE COMMUNITY SNOW CAMP NC WEBB KAREN $125,000

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies:
build capacity for enhanced communication and interaction between youth and adults; advocate and collaborate for policy change; actively participate in other efforts that address trauma, substance use and mental illness; implement a positive community norms media campaign to change youth and community attitudes, perceptions and responses to youth alcohol use; address local conditions of social availability, access to alcohol and drugs, perception of risk and community norms; identify, promote and support local healthy low cost activities for youth; implement an early warning and intervention system (behavior, grade, truancy, trauma, substance use) for youth and family members in an effort to coordinate care and provide wrap around services; provide education and training to parents and community members about the risks and consequences associated with youth alcohol and drug use in an effort to reduce access social availability and increase the perception of harm.

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SP021639-01 CENTER FOR PREVENTION SERVICES CHARLOTTE NC MONTANA JESSICA $124,998

The coalition will prevent and reduce youth substance use by implementing the following strategies:
increase community awareness and education of substance use and prevention; enhance the community's skills for addressing substance use through training coalition members and county youth on prevention and environmental strategies; expand the reach of the coalition and youth and to build coalition and youth capacity; enhance access to service such as Naloxone and permanent drop boxes and/or reduce barriers to substance use; provide merchant education and incentives; promote substance-free venues and events to restructure existing social norms; and enhance and implement substance use related policies and practices.

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SP021521-01 PROJECT LAZARUS MORAVIAN FALLS NC HILL DONNA $125,000

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