Partners for Success
Youth Marijuana Use Prevention Initiative, 2015
In 2014, Citizens and Students Together (CAST) received funding from Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (BHDDH) to implement the Partners for Success program in collaboration with the town of Foster. The prevention priority is to reduce marijuana use among 12-17 year olds by implementing strategies through a local coalition that have been working on substance abuse prevention initiatives such as CAST
In the event of a mental health or substance use crisis, call to connect with a licensed counselor, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Bilingual support and medications to assist with recovery are available.