Causes: Mental Health
Mission: Organization is a community coalition working to prevent and reduce substance abuse and underage drinking in duval county, florida. The organization offers data and evidence-based prevention strategies and serve as educational resources with the ultimate goal of creating a drug-free community in duval county, florida.
Programs: The coalition utilizes data to complete a needs assessment of duval county, and specific areas within the county. The needs assessment provides a focused consequence to work toward changing,identifies specific risk behaviors, allows the community to consider the capacity and plan, indicates strategies to impact the intervening variables and requires measurement of success against pre-defined goals. The coalition engages this community process and ensures that all sectors of the community are represented. The goal is population-level change utilizing environmental strategies to support the evidence based strategies provided in small group settings.