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FY 2004 Continuation Drug-Free Communities Support Program

Award Information

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Awardee County
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2001, $99,984)

Project Help: Sacramento Mobilizing Against Substance Abuse is the fiscal agent for the Project Help coalition. Project Help serves the County of Sacramento, California. Sacramento County is nearly 1,000 square miles in size with urban and rural communities. The goals of the coalition are to: 1) reduce substance abuse in Sacramento County; and, 2) strengthen the Project Help Coalition, its partnerships, and development of community capacity. To achieve these goals, the coalition will implement the following strategies:
1) reduce youth access to alcohol;
2) reduce the impact of alcohol consumption and binge drinking;
3) provide training and technical assistance on asset mapping and community capacity building;
4) promote early identification of youth and adults in need of early treatment interventions;
5) support effective data driven policy changes in agencies and communities;
6) develop a web based dialogue site that ensures access to accurate information about substance abuse.

Date Created: August 25, 2002