“I feel like a lot of people just don’t know the risks involved in substance use, but I think everyone needs to be more aware of what it can do to them and how it can impact their future.”
– Zubeyda S.
Westbrook High School Student
Westbrook Partners for Prevention
OUTCOME: CHILDREN AND YOUTH REFRAIN FROM UNHEALTHY BEHAVIORS. FAMILY AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS SUPPORT POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT.
Formerly Westbrook Communities That Care, this coalition uses a research-based system for members of the Westbrook community – including youth – to work together to promote healthy youth development and reduce high-risk behaviors including youth substance use.
Kim Capone-Sprague, Supervisor, Kids Peace
Anthony Dahms, Children’s Program Coordinator, Westbrook Community Center
Emily DaSilva, The Opportunity Alliance
Timissa Chambers, Program Coordinator, My Place Teen Center
Bruce Dyer, Substance Abuse Counselor, Westbrook School Department
James Farrenkopf, School Resource Officer
Joel Glocker, Accountant, Acadia Insurance
Kate Hersom, Director of Student Assessment and Intervention, Westbrook School Department
Peter Lancia, PhD, Superintendent of Schools, Westbrook School Department
Jodi Mezzanotte, Assistant Superintendent, Westbrook School Department
Michelle Morel, Owner, Confocal Communications
Stephanie Nicoson, Community Impact Manager, Education, United Way Greater Portland
Bridget O’Connor, Program Coordinator, The Opportunity Alliance
Chad Perrault, Pastor, Vineyard Church
Megan Perry, Community Policing Liaison, Westbrook Police Department
Regina Phillips, Coordinator of Grants & Community Engagement, Westbrook Schools
Mike Russell, Program Director, Westbrook High School 21st Century Community Learning Center
Brittney Sampson, Community Builder, Westbrook, CPPC