Substance Use


According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more than 88,000 people die from alcohol-related deaths each year in the United States. Alcohol continues to be one of the nation’s most preventable causes of death, second only to tobacco and poor diet/sedentary lifestyle.

Overdose & Addiction Prevention

Innovative and community-based prevention projects are being implemented in the United States. These efforts are accomplished through partnerships between social services, health care systems, law enforcement, local public health, and other community stakeholders. Projects include community education, drug disposal awareness, and youth-focused mentorship opportunities.