Our coalition is made up of individuals and organizations that have an interest in substance abuse prevention. Every success our coalition has had is due to members and organizations that have committed their time, expertise, and resources to our initiatives. With successful mobilization, we can achieve our mission to reduce substance abuse and create population-level change with the help of everyday people just like you.


February 27, 2019 @3:00 pm Location: Loretto Convent, 1400 Hardaway

April 24, 2019 @3:00 pm Location: TBA

June 26, 2019 @3:00 pm Location: TBA



Suicide Prevention Trainings

If you are interested in training for suicide prevention, the UMC Trauma Services provides free trainings. Please contact Blanca Landeros, LCDC, LPC at 915-521-7984 ext. 80604


Public policy is part of the comprehensive plan to reduce substance abuse. By passing policies, laws, and regulations at the federal, state and local level, it directly impacts public attitudes and behavior.


System change involves change made to the rules within an organization. By making changes in a system (changing infrastructure within a school, park, or worksite) it may effectively improve health in a community.


The environment is the physical context and social climate that encourages, supports, reinforces or sustains problematic use of drugs. Environmental change is a change is made to the physical environment to help and reducing access and availability of drugs.