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Community Prevention 101
Episode 1: Vaping
Presented by Ally Bergmann, a Certified Prevention Professional and the Executive Director
of North River Prevention Partners
North River Prevention Partners is excited to announce being awarded $30,000 from Manatee County under the Federal CARES Act Grant for each of our three high schools north of the river. This grant will be used by students at Manatee School for the Arts, Palmetto High School, and Parrish Community High School to develop, produce, and distribute one Public Service Announcement (PSA) each. The PSAs will have pro mental health messages and ones about the dangers of vaping and underage drinking, all of which will be shared throughout the community on various media channels.
North River Prevention Partners - The Beginning...
North River Prevention Partners was established in 2015 as Palmetto Prevention Partnership by a small, dedicated group of local folks who saw a need and filled it.
One name change (to reflect the whole North River area), three grant applications, and four years later we finally received the Drug Free Communities grant in October 2019! The grant is a mix of federal dollars and local elbow grease- $125,000/ year with a 100% match from the community (dollars, in-kind services, and/or volunteer hours). That means over $2.5 million in prevention services for our community over the life of the 10-year grant!
We hope you join us in our efforts as we work to protect our community from the devastation that substance abuse can bring.