Local Prevention Initiatives
Community Grant Initiatives
Partnerships for Success (PFS) 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 several youth-serving entities in Malden and surrounding areas to achieve our goals, including:
- Malden Police Department
- Malden Public Schools
- Malden's Promise
- Mystic Valley Public Health Coalition
For more information, contact Leanne Bordonaro, Substance Abuse Prevention Outreach Manager.
Massachusetts Opioid Addiction Prevention Collaborative
Massachusetts Opioid Addiction Prevention Collaborative (MOAPC) is a federally funded grant awarded by SAMHSA which aims to prevent opioid addiction and overdose deaths in 7 communities:
MOAPC is managed out of the City of Medford Office of Prevention and Outreach. For more information, call 781-393-2449.
Substance Abuse Prevention Collaborative
Substance Abuse Prevention Collaborative (SAPC) is a federally funded grant awarded by SAMHSA which aims to prevent underage drinking and marijuana use in 6 communities:
This grant is managed out of City of Melrose Health Department. For more information, call 781-979-4128.
Healthy Malden & Everett
Healthy Malden and Everett (Healthy ME) 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 on these and other federal substance abuse and mental health programs and initiatives, please visit SAMHSA.