Chestnut Health Systems'
prevention programs provide community based education and training programs to all age groups. Prevention is everyone's business.
Whether you are a student, parent, educator, health professional, civic leader, business person, or concerned citizen, you can play a role in prevention.
If you would like to become involved in a community coalition working to decrease substance use by youth, please contact the group working in your community.
Team 10 Drug Free Coalition
Since 2005, the Team 10 Coalition has served the communities of Collinsville, Maryville, Caseyville, Fairmont City, and the unincorporated communities served by the Collinsville Unit 10 School District. Team 10’s vision is a “healthy safe and drug free community for everyone”.
Madison/Venice Take Action Coalition
The Madison/Venice Take Action Coalition serves the communities of Madison, Venice, and Granite City. Their mission is “families and neighbors working together for healthy, safe communities”.
Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention
Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention (ASAP) was founded in 2009 and serves the communities of Edwardsville, Glen Carbon, Hamel, Worden, Dorsey, Midway, and Prairietown. ASAP’s vision is “a community free of the detrimental effects created by the use of alcohol and other substances in our youth”.
Drug Free Alton
Drug Free Alton (DFA)
was founded in 2005 and serves the communities of Alton, Godfrey, Cottage Hills, and Brighton. DFA’s mission is “to reduce alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use in Alton/Godfrey, particularly among youth”.
St. Clair County
Teen PregnancyPrevention Coalition
The Teen Health and Prevention Coalition is a coalition formed to engage community members to work on issues related to sexuality and the prevention of teen pregnancy. The mission of the group is “to reduce sexually transmitted diseases and teen pregnancy through sexual education and awareness with the help of community stakeholders and parental involvement”. The coalition serves the communities of Brooklyn, Centreville, Fairmont City, Madison, and Venice.