DrugFreeAZ.org Announces Five New Community Alliance Members

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DrugFreeAZ.org, the Partnership for a Drug-Free America.org, Arizona Affiliate, is pleased to announce the addition of five new Community Alliance Program members throughout the state of Arizona.

The Community Alliance Program, is an organizational membership-based program that brings together community coalitions across Arizona that work to prevent and reduce underage drinking and drug use among youth. The latest organizations to join are:

Parker Area Alliance for Community Empowerment (PAACE) in La Paz CountyPinal County Substance Abuse Council Casa Grande Alliance in Pinal CountySanta Cruz Community Action Coalition in Santa Cruz CountyWillcox Against Substance Abuse (WASA) in Cochise CountyYuma County Anti-Drug Coalition (YCAD) in Yuma County

The Community Alliance Program provides research-based materials, public service messages and educational trainings to the community coalitions. The program goal is to be a partner to the local community coalitions, schools, law enforcement, and local businesses in their effort to promote healthy living and drug-free kids.

“We are excited to have the opportunity to connect and collaborate with these organizations in Arizona,” said Shelly Mowrey, senior director of communications and programs for DrugFreeAZ.org. “Our partners are doing amazing work and are passionate about the communities they serve. We’re looking forward to better serving these communities, and, with our partners, help prevent and reduce substance abuse in Arizona’s youth.”

The Community Alliance Program is made possible, in part, by support from APS, BHHS Legacy Foundation and the Arizona High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA).

“HIDTA is proud to partner with DrugFreeAZ.org on their Community Alliance Project because of the work they do towards prevention,” said Elizabeth Kempshall, director of Arizona HIDTA. “We can succeed when we work together with education, treatment, physicians and law enforcement – and that will make a difference for our children.”

For more information about the Community Alliance Program or for information about becoming an Alliance member, contact Mowrey at (602) 264-5700 or shelly.mowrey@DrugFreeAz.org.


About DrugFreeAZ.org

DrugFreeAz.org - The Partnership for a Drug-Free America.org, Arizona Affiliate is a 501(c) (3) non-profit statewide organization with a volunteer board of directors. Its mission is to prevent and reduce youth drug and alcohol use through community education and awareness by providing parents, caregivers, healthcare providers, educators and others with educational tools, information and resources.

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