Get Involved

Ways you can support the Coalition…

·        Sign up to receive our monthly e-newsletter, which provides

         information on local substance abuse issues, practical suggestions for

         preventing substance abuse, and event announcements of what's 

         happening in our community.

 

·        Share what you learn from the newsletter with family, friends, and

         colleagues, and encourage them to join our mailing list too.

·        Read and share our blog.

 

·        Share what you know about the dangers of substance abuse; then

         share what the Coalition and others in our community are doing to help.

 

·        Participate in Coalition surveys and evaluation efforts and encourage

         others to do so. This type of data gives us insight into the issues that

         need attention in our community.

 

·        Write letters to the editor about substance abuse related news.


·        Talk to elected officials about what you know is happening in our

         community. (Don't forget to mention the positive things too!)


·        Let us know about healthy, family friendly, and

         prevention/education-related events that are going on in the community.

         We'd love to help spread the word!

 

·        Share what you know about the Coalition with the community groups

         that you're involved in. We're always happy to share what we know

         with neighborhood associations, parent/teacher groups, schools,

         businesses, and anyone else!

 

·        Volunteer to staff booths at various community events, such as

         the 4-H fair and local health fairs.

 

·        Remonstrate at alcohol license hearings.

 

·        Attend monthly Coalition meetings on the first Wednesday of each month

         at 4 p.m., and bring a friend with you. (First floor conference room at

         100 Saw Mill Road in Lafayette.)

 

·        Set a good example in your daily life and relationships


·        Teach youth to respect themselves, property and others


·        Offer transportation to youth attending positive events


·        Share your stories, trials and triumphs with the public


·        Attend events to increase awareness of substance abuse and the issues

         today’s youth face