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Local Prevention Initiatives

Community Grant Initiatives

PFS – Partnerships for Success 2015 is a federally funded grant awarded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), which aims to prevent prescription drug misuse and abuse in high school aged youth. Malden’s PFS 2015 grant is coordinated out of the Malden Board of Health and works in collaboration with Malden Public Schools, Malden’s Promise, Malden Police Department, the Mystic Valley Public Health Coalition and other youth-serving entities in Malden and surrounding areas to achieve our goals.

For more information:
Contact: Ashley Wright, Substance Abuse Prevention Outreach Manager
Phone: 781-397-7049
Email: awright@CityofMalden.org

MOAPC – Massachusetts Opioid Addiction Prevention Collaborative is a federally funded grant awarded by SAMHSA which aims to prevent opioid addiction and overdose deaths in 7 communities: Malden, Medford, Melrose, Reading, Stoneham, Wakefield and Winchester. MOAPC is managed out of the City of Medford Office of Prevention and Outreach.

For more information:
Phone: 781-393-2449

SAPC – Substance Abuse Prevention Collaborative is a federally funded grant awarded by SAMHSA which aims to prevent underage drinking and marijuana use in 6 communities: Malden, Medford, Melrose, Reading, Stoneham and Wakefield. This grant is managed out of City of Melrose Health Dept.

For more information:
Phone: 781-979-4128

Healthy ME – Healthy Malden & Everett is a federally funded grant awarded by SAMHSA which aims to prevent HIV and Substance Use in high school aged youth in both the Malden and Everett communities. HealthyME is managed out of the Institute for Health and Recovery.

For more information:
Contact: Adzele Benoit, Project Coordinator
Phone: 857-998-7096 TTY: 617-661-9051
Email: adzelebenoit@healthrecovery.org
Website: http://healthrecovery.org/projects/healthy-me/

 

For more information on these and other federal substance abuse and mental health programs and initiatives, please visit www.SAMHSA.gov