$625,000 Grant to Fight Substance Abuse

A press release from the McHenry County Substance Abuse Coalition:

The McHenry County Substance Abuse Coalition and the Regional Office of Education was awarded The Drug Free Communities (DFC) grant in the amount of $125,000 a year for 5 years.

The purpose is to change alcohol, marijuana and prescription drug use norms among youth, parents and community members through education about the risk/harm to youth.

DFC is awarded through the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) and monitored by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA).

For program information please contact Laura Crain, Drug Free Program Coordinator at the Regional Office of Education.

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