To decrease the short-term and long-term negative effects of substance use in families and communities within Erie County.
To reduce the number of Erie County youth and adults who are involved in substance abuse and other high risk activities through community collaboration, education, and systems changes.
The Partners for Prevention of Erie County is an active coalition dedicated to reducing youth and adult substance use in the community. It is comprised of members from many local agencies, organizations, schools, and residents of Erie County. Some of these members include law enforcement, mental health and recovery services, healthcare, youth-serving organizations, religious and fraternal groups, parents, and youth.
The Partners for Prevention of Erie County develops and implements strategies for reducing youth and adult substance use through the Strategic Prevention Framework adopted by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
- Marketing & Branding
- Youth Coalition
- Capacity Building & Recruitment
- Planning & Implementation
- Evaluation & Sustainability
- Meetings & Trainings
To get involved in PPEC please contact the Erie County Health Department at 419-626-5623 and ask for Project Director, Jeanie Wertenbach (ext.172) or Project Coordinator, Devin Pollick (ext.219). You may also email Jeanie at firstname.lastname@example.org or Devin at email@example.com .
SAMHSA (Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration) https://www.samhsa.gov/
CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) http://www.cadca.org/
NIDA (National Institute on Drug Abuse) https://www.drugabuse.gov/
DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) https://www.dea.gov/index.shtml
CDC (Centers for Disease Control) https://www.cdc.gov/
Botvin LifeSkills https://www.lifeskillstraining.com/
OMHAS (Ohio Mental Health & Addiction Services) http://mha.ohio.gov/
DFAA (Drug Free Action Alliance) https://www.drugfreeactionalliance.org/
ODPS (Ohio Department of Public Safety) http://www.publicsafety.ohio.gov/
OTSO (Ohio Traffic Safety Office) http://ohiohighwaysafetyoffice.ohio.gov/
ODOT (Ohio Department of Transportation) http://www.dot.state.oh.us/pages/home.aspx
ODH (Ohio Department of Health) https://www.odh.ohio.gov/
Erie County Health Department Detox Center: http://eriecohealthohio.com/department-pages/detox-behavioral-health/detox/
Sandusky Artisans https://www.artisansrecoveryctr.com/
Bayshore Counseling Services http://www.bayshorecs.org/
Firelands Counseling and Recovery Services https://www.firelands.com/services/behavioral-health.aspx
Mental Health and Recovery Board of Erie & Ottawa Counties http://www.mhrbeo.org/