“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.

Johanna Albanese, Program Coordinator, Westbrook Partners for Prevention

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

Sandy Mailman, School Resource Officer, Westbrook Police 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

Visit Westbrook Partners for Prevention website.
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Our Impact

Learn about our work supporting youth substance use prevention.