The Mission of the Substance Free Community Coalition of Greater Franklin is to strategically reduce and prevent substance use disorders in youth and adults in greater Franklin County, Maine, by fostering collaboration among communities and other partners and by addressing the enviornmental factors in a community that contribute to substance use disorders.
The Substance Free Community Coaltion (SFCC) monthly to discuss opportunities for collaboration and partnership in prevention efforts. The SFCC is open to the public. For more information about the SFCC, its meeting schedule and upcoming events please contact Program Director Lorri Brown at [email protected] or (207) 779-2409.
This free Holiday Party Planning Guide from SAMHSA is designed to increase awareness about the prevention of drunk driving during the holidays. It gives statistics on the toll of driving while intoxicated, tips for party-givers to prevent guests from driving while under the influence, and non-alcoholic drink recipes.
At the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, we are committed to helping families struggling with their son or daughter’s substance use. We empower families with information, support and guidance to get the help their loved one needs and deserves. And we advocate for greater understanding and more effective programs to treat the disease of addiction.
Parents Who Host encourages parents and the ENTIRE community to send a unified message that teen alcohol consumption is unhealthy, unsafe and unacceptable. If you would like to establish a Parent's Who Host Campaign in your community, please submit a contact form.
Families take medicines and vitamins to feel well or stay well. Any medicine or vitamin can be dangerous if taken in the wrong way or by the wrong person, even medicine you buy without a prescription (known as over-the-counter medicines). Up and Away and Out of Sight is an educational program to remind families about the importance of safe medicine storage. Find out more information about safe medicine disposal in Greater Franklin County.