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FY 2004 Continuation Drug-Free Communities Support Program

Award Information

Award #
Awardee County
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2001, $100,000)

Drug Use Is Life Abuse (DUILA) serves Orange County, CA, an urban area with a population of approximately 3.2 million. The goals of the coalition are to: 1) reduce substance abuse among youth and, over time, among adults; and 2) establish and strengthen collaboration among communities, nonprofit organizations and federal, state and local government agencies.
To achieve these goals, the coalition will implement the following strategies:
1) increase the perception of harmful effects of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs (ATOD);
2) support middle and high school peer prevention programming;
3)support community youth prevention programming;
4)increase protective factors as defined by Project IMPACT;
5)provide awareness, education, and training of assets;
6)sponsor alternative drug-free activities for youth; and
7)strengthen the coalition's capacity through needs assessment, strategic planning, evaluation, and community partnership expansion. CA/NCF

Date Created: July 24, 2002