Drug/Abuse Prevention
the efforts outlined in the Drug Free Communities Act of 1997.  
The program serves as a catalyst for increased citizen
participation in efforts to reduce substance use among youth.  Save
the Youth, as a community anti-drug coalition, was previously
awarded much-needed funds made available after the White House
the Drug Free Communities Support Program in partnership with
the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
(SAMHSA). The program mobilized the community to prevent youth
alcohol, tobacco, illicit drug, and inhalant abuse. After the economy
got bad in 2008, Save the Youth did not make the cut for new
funding.  The program continues on a limited basis and is in need of