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Community Prevention

Because an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure...

Christine Rutigliano shares her son's struggle with Cannabis Addiction

Christine, a local parent, shares her son's heart-breaking struggle with cannabis dependency. As a result of misusing cannabis, her son developed cannabanoid hyperemesis syndrome (CMS) and has "thirteen emergency room visits under his belt."

margaret watt, prevention director, discusses parenting in a complex world

Margaret Watt, Prevention Director at Positive Directions, participated as a panelist in a virtual conversation about parenting in a complex world hosted by Family & Children's Agency. 

Our Prevention Division works with local communities to prevent substance misuse and foster mental wellbeing, with a primary focus on youth.

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How does community prevention work?

Info & resources on substance misuse


Info & resources on suicide

Community coalitions

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Training Workshops

Community Surveys

Work Interview
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