Promotes and encourages wellness by increasing protective factors and decreasing risk factors through community collaboration and strategies.
*SYNAR works to reduce tobacco sales to underage youth by educating merchants about the consequences of selling to minors.
*SPF-SIG (Strategic Prevention Framework-State Incentive Grant) works to reduce alcohol-related traffic accidents and deaths among 18-25 year olds.
*Community Coalitions, through partnerships with community sectors, work to prevent and reduce substance abuse by addressing community norms.
*Lead & Seed is a youth empowered, environmental approach that works to prevent and reduce alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use in communities across the Commonwealth.