Substance Abuse Prevention

Under the umbrella of Portland Prevention, our substance abuse prevention programs use an array of strategies to target populations, ranging from adolescents to adults, with the goal of empowering people to make choices that will ensure healthy and productive lives while providing options that help reduce the harm caused by drug use.

Community Drug Drop Box* locations are available in the following towns:
      *Medications only - No Needles

South Portland Police Dept - 24 Hours
Cape Elizabeth Police Dept - 8-4 Daily
Scarborough Police Dept - 24 Hours
Gorham Police Dept - M- F 8:30-4:30 (no weekend or holidays)
Windham Police Dept - M-F 8:00-4:00 (no holidays)
Bridgton Police Dep. M-F 8:00-4:30

Our coalitions (Overdose Prevention Project,) focus on asset-based positive youth development, the prevention of fatal overdoses through education, support, and outreach and improved access to treatment, recovery, and support services for women struggling with addiction.

For more information or to schedule a workshop or staff training please call Chris Corson.