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FY 20043Continuation Drug Free Communities Support Program Application for Continuation Funding

Award Information

Award #
Awardee County
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded

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

The WHEEL Council, Inc. is the fiscal agent for the Murphy Prevention Coalition. The coalition serves Murphy County, an urban area of Arizona with a population of approximately 7,785. To achieve the two goals of reducing substance abuse among youth and of strenthening community anti-drug coalitions, the coalition will implement the following strategies:
1) improve parents' understanding and application of healthy boundaries, expectations, and other asset development regarding substance abuse;
2) increase youth resistance to negative peer pressure;
3) reduce youth access to and availability of alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana;
4) reduce advertisement of alcohol and tobacco in the community;
5) increase enforcement and monitoring of rules and regulations concerning youth alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana use; and
6) design fundraising activities to financially sustain the coalition's future activities.

Date Created: June 30, 2002