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On September 8, Michael Botticelli, Director of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), announced 697 Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program grants, totaling $86 million.  The grants will provide local community coalitions funding to prevent youth substance use, including prescription drugs, marijuana, tobacco and alcohol. SOCASA was one of...

From the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence: Alcohol use by young people is extremely dangerous—both to themselves and to society, and is directly associated with traffic fatalities, violence, suicide, educational failure, alcohol overdose, unsafe sex and other problem behaviors. Annually, over 6,500 people under...

If you’ve seen the news lately, you may have noticed that heroin is back in a big way. Communities across the country – regardless of geographic location or economic status – are experiencing an alarming uptick in deaths related to heroin overdose. So why is this happening? Why...

Underage drinking is not only illegal, it’s dangerous. Which is why MADD is asking teens to take a stand against underage drinking. Teens:  You have the power to influence your friends and make an impact in your school, home and community. The Power of You(th) is the power you hold...