$89 Million Awarded to Largest-Ever Number of Community Coalitions To Prevent Youth Substance Use

October 5, 2017 | Addiction Policy Forum
The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) announced $89 million in Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program grants this Monday, which will be divided amongst 719 local drug prevention coalitions—the largest number of awardees since the founding of the DFC Program. In collaboration with SAMHSA, the ONCDP will fund initiatives by local community coalitions to prevent youth substance use, including prescription drugs, marijuana, tobacco, and alcohol.