Community Medication Drop Box
What is the Connecticut Prevention Network? The Connecticut Prevention Network (CPN) is an association of the state’s 13 community partnership Regional Action Councils (RACs) that work to provide your community with education, training and advocacy for substance abuse prevention. What We Do -Provide your community with education, training, and advocacy for substance abuse prevention and behavioral health. -Inventory community resources to address substance abuse and behavioral health issues. -Identify gaps in services and changes to community environments. -Design/develop/implement programs to fill identified gaps in services. -Reduce the negative effects of substance abuse and related risky behaviors on youth and the community. How We Do It -Mobilize government leaders, mental health/substance abuse professionals, law enforcement, schools, faith organizations and youth. -Advocate for wellness and health promotion across all 169 cities and towns. -Tailor prevention strategies to meet each community's specific needs. -Leverage funds for local initiatives and grant collaboration. -Assess community data to gain additional resources to meet prevention needs across the state of Connecticut.