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Business Alliance
Drug-Free Workplace
East County Hospitality Resource Panel
Crime-Free Multi-Family Housing
Discovery Club
Drug-Free Communities Support Program
East County Community Prevention Alliance
Partnership For A Drug-Free San Diego
Technical Assistance
Youth Alliance
   
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Business Alliance

The East County Business Alliance is a coalition of employers and public health advocates working to increase responsible business practices to address alcohol and illicit drug abuse in the workplace. A healthier, safer, more productive workplace is a drug free workplace and the business community can play a major role in preventing substance abuse at work and in the community.

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Drug-Free Workplace

Drug abuse in the workplace dropped nationwide in 1999 to the lowest level in eleven years. Still, more than two-thirds of substance abusers are employed and nearly five percent of six-million workplace drug tests a year report positive. Bottom line is that employees who abuse substances COST YOU time and money.

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East County Hospitality Resource Panel

The East County Hospitality Resource Panel (HRP) is dedicated to fostering responsible principles and practices in the sale and service of alcohol beverages through collaborative efforts between the food and beverage industry, law enforcement, government and prevention groups to promote a safe community.

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Crime-Free Multi-Family Housing

The apartment industry also plays a major role in preventing substance abuse in a community, and again we have taken the lead. A network of apartment managers called the Resident Managers Support System (RMSS) supports positive family activities and holds the line against tenants who deal or use drugs. RMSS advises owners and property managers in techniques to maintain profitable and drug-free apartments.

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Discovery Club

Discovery Club is an after-school program that opens doors to a brighter and healthier future for youth in nine El Cajon schools, grades three through eight. We serve nearly 300 students a day who would otherwise greet an empty house after school.

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Drug-Free Communities Support Program

The Drug Free Communities Support Act is a federally funded program that allows Communities Against Substance Abuse to provide technical assistance and limited financial resources to communities in East San Diego County to develop long term, comprehensive prevention planning and implement youth focused prevention initiatives.

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East County Community Prevention Alliance

Communities Against Substance Abuse provides staffing and support to the East County Community Prevention Alliance, which is the County-funded regional alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug prevention collaborative based in communities throughout East San Diego County.

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Partnership For A Drug-Free San Diego

Communities Against Substance Abuse/Partnership for a Drug-Free San Diego is a progressive organization that helps prevent substance abuse through research, education, advocacy, and service, conducting year round alcohol, tobacco, and other drug (ATOD) prevention activities such as media advocacy, media advertising campaigns, community presentations, and after-school activities. The organization works with some 16 regional, and issue-based community collaboratives, in addition to a region wide youth alliance.

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San Diego County Methamphetamine Strike Force

Methamphetamine is a dangerous and persistently used stimulant that has created havoc in our region's emergency rooms, jails, psychiatric settings, and homes. In March 1996, San Diego County Supervisor Dianne Jacob encouraged the Board of Supervisors to authorize the formation of a multi-disciplinary Methamphetamine Strike Force. Included in the Meth Strike Force is a Media Action Team to communicate through the mass media the growing problem of meth.

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San Diego Policy Panel On Youth Access To Alcohol

The county of San Diego has created a countywide task force to address underage drinking. Several subcommittees of the task force have been created to examine and address different approaches to combating underage drinking.

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Technical Assistance

Communities Against Substance Abuse provides staffing and technical assistance to East County community collaboratives in Alpine, El Cajon, Lakeside, La Mesa, Lemon Grove, Spring Valley, Santee and the Mountain Empire communities of Pine Valley, Descanso, Jamul, Campo, Jacumba, Tecate/Potrero, and Boulevard.

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Youth Alliance

Teenagers throughout East San Diego County assert strong leadership and support substance abuse prevention. Young people advocate for prevention of alcohol and drug abuse and they work in close cooperation with businesses, public health agencies, law enforcement, service organizations, recreation programs, schools and families to make positive changes in community standards, practices and policies.

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Archived Program Links
 
San Diego County Methamphetamine Strike Force
 
San Diego Policy Panel On Youth Access To Alcohol
 



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