Working to prevent and reduce the use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs and moving Richland County towards a DRUG FREE community.

Websites  Home of National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA). Sign up for the KnowBullying App  Partnership for Drug Free America:  A drug abuse prevention treatment, and recovery resource to help parents and caregivers effectively address alcohyol and drug abuse.  Ohio Prevention Network  located in Columbus, Ohio.  Dedicated to informing parents, families, teachers, and anyone who is experiencing or has someone involved in inhalant abuse.   National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism  General info about underage drinking, its effects on adolescents, families, and communities.  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration.  Ways you can help to prevent and reduce underage drinking in your community.   Provides drug information for parents, teachers, educators, and law enforcement.  To read the entire Surgeon General's Call to Action To Prevent and Reduce Underage Drinking.   Office of National Drug Control Policy.   "Talk. They Hear You" campaign helps parents and caregivers start talking to their children early about the dangers of alcohol.