Drug Free Communities Support ProgramWorking together for a healthier tomorrow!
Director of Health Education
Hours of Operation:
Mon. – Fri. 8:00am – 5:00pm
Drug Free Communities Support Program
The Garrett County Drug Free Communities Coalition and the Garrett County Health Department have a five year, $625,000 Drug Free Communities grant to prevent and reduce drug and alcohol use among youth. The Drug Free Communities (DFC) Program is a program of the Office of National Drug Control Policy and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
The objectives of the Garrett County DFC grant are as follows:
- Increase the effetiveness of the Garrett County Drug Free Communities Coalition.
- Decrease the percentage of Garrett County 12th graders and Garrett College students that report past 30 day prescription drug use.
- Decrease the percentage of Garrett County high school age youth and Garrett College students that report past 30 day marijuana use.
- Increase the perception of risk of marijuana use among high school age youth.