Addiction Prevention - Substance Abuse Prevention (SAPP)

Administered by: Bureau of Positive Youth Develoment


More than 120 agencies throughout Illinois receive funds to deliver substance abuse prevention services. Working with coalitions and communities to create strategic plans for alcohol, tobacco, and other drug prevention is just a part of what they do. Depending on the needs within the area, services provided may include: tutoring, parent education, mentoring, communication campaigns, youth prevention education, assistance provided to a school to adopt a Student Assistance Program, and/or working with a coalition to advance public policy and the enforcement of policy to reduce underage drinking and tobacco use.


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