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Essex County Comprehensive Substance Abuse Education and Treatment Program

Award Information

Award #
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2006, $197,446)

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts will implement a substance abuse prevention and intervention program for Essex County youth from age 15-18. The primary goal of the project is to increase educational achievement and provide access to treatment for teens with substance abuse issues. The project activities include the provision of a school-based substance abuse curriculum based on 'Project Towards No Drug Abuse' and 'treatment on demand' for youth with substance abuse issues.


Date Created: August 28, 2006