Mission Statement: Working together to reduce youth substance use and abuse by aligning existing resources, facilitating education, and supporting families, schools, and communities.
Vision: To reduce substance abuse and to bring awareness to the River Valley Region.
GOAL 1: To increase coalition capacity and establish and strengthen collaboration to support efforts to prevent and reduce substance abuse among youth through:
• Coalition-Building, and
• Community-wide Prevention Planning.
GOAL 2: To reduce substance abuse among youth and, over time, among adults by addressing risk and protective factors in the River Valley communities in the areas of:
• Community Norms,
• Parental Monitoring,
• Law and Policy Enforcement, and
• Access and Availability.
If you care about the health and safety of Maine youth, you need to care about youth access to marijuana and underage drinking.