The Oakland Press covers advancements in the Oakland County Sherrif Office’s “Project Medicine Cabinet” including three new prescription disposal sites funded by the ACHC itself.
Oakland County teens are taking a lead role in a countywide initiative to promote good mental health, as well as substance use prevention during a free event from 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, October 29th at the Emagine Theatre in Royal Oak. “Youth Voices” is being coordinated by the teen collaborative, PEEPS (Peers Educating […]
Walled Lake/Commerce and Mi-HOPE serving White Lake Township and central Oakland County, are joining the Alliance of Coalitions for Healthy Communities (ACHC) thanks to the generous funding provided by Oakland County Community Mental Health Authority (OCCMHA). ACHC serves as an umbrella organization to what will now be 17 prevention coalitions in Oakland County and continues […]
Grants Support Administration Efforts to Emphasize Prevention Among Youth Pontiac, Michigan – Michael Botticelli, Director of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), announced 697 Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program grants, totaling $86 million. The grants will provide local community coalitions funding to prevent youth substance use, including prescription drugs, marijuana, tobacco and alcohol. The Alliance of […]
Representatives from prevention coalitions in Oakland County will be on hand at local law enforcement agencies on Saturday, September 26, 2015, between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., to participate in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s 10th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Thanks to the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office’s Prescription Drug Take-Back Program Operation Medicine Cabinet™ (OMC), […]
The Alliance of Coalitions for Healthy Communities (ACHC) Oakland County chapter of Families Against Narcotics (FAN) held their First Annual Run Drugs Out of Town event on Saturday, September 19, 2015, at Boulan Park in Troy, Michigan. Over 150 participants braved the wind and rain to unite against drug addiction, honor lost loved-ones, and celebrate […]