Our Partners

The Youth Academy, "Teens Taking Action"

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In 1998, the Youth Academy program was launched by General Barry McCaffrey to involve students as leaders and peer mentors in the fight against substance abuse and to involve adult mentors in the transfer of leadership skills to the students. The crucial element, active student involvement in the strategic planning of prevention initiatives, is the cornerstone of the program which ultimately strive to reduce the factors that put youth at risk of substance abuse.

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Alliance of Coalitions for Healthy Communities (ACHC)

The Alliance of Coalitions for Healthy Communities (ACHC) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to utilize the combined strength, vision and talent of local partner community coalitions to build their individual capacity to achieve healthy communities through the prevention and reduction of substance abuse, violence and other high-risk behaviors.

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