About Hamilton County Coalition
Hamilton County Coalition Priorities
HAMILTON COUNTY COALITION STRATEGIES
Law Enforcement & Community Participation:
Partner with law enforcement & residents to reduce youth access to alcohol, tobacco and other illicit substances. Coordinate with Federal, State, and Local Regulatory Boards and Agencies to ensure alcohol and tobacco vendors compliance. Provide community safety training that empowers residents to maintain safe, healthy neighborhoods. Increase community capacity to reduce the negative effects of ATOD abuse by helping communities develop, implement & sustain comprehensive prevention strategies.
Provide Responsible Beverage Server Training to alcohol servers/ vendors. Facilitate training and technical support to neighborhood groups and schools to increase awareness of the dangers of alcohol use/abuse, illicit drug use, tobacco use and unauthorized prescription drug use. Facilitate Youth Empowerment Society (YES).
Empower neighborhood associations, community groups and faith based entities to increase community cohesiveness and resiliency. Implement neighborhood beautification and revitalization strategies. Provide resources that promote safe, drug free communities. Collaborate with community partners to increase knowledge and skills needed to move Communities to Action!
I. Reduce access and prevent the onset of tobacco use, alcohol use/ abuse and binge drinking among youth and young adults.
II. Reduce substance use/abuse-related consequences (to include high school drop out rates, truancy, domestic and community violence, DUI fatalities) in Hamilton County.
III. Reduce prescription drug abuse and synthetic drug use among youth.
IV. Build prevention capacities & infrastructures at the community level.
V. Increase education and community awareness opportunities to reduce consequence of ATOD use/abuse. Advocate for standardized training and regulation of alcohol and tobacco vendors.
VI. Implement neighborhood revitalization strategies.
Our Board Members
Samuel Scott, Chairperson
William Gardner, Treasurer
Hamilton County Coalition Community Training & Safety Center
Provides Community Prevention & Safety Training
Collaborates with law enforcement partners and regulatory agencies to conduct community scans for tobacco & alcohol vendor compliance
Facilitates networking and collaboration for prevention coalitions in Region 3 South
Provides State Certified Responsible Beverage Server Training through TIPS Program
Provides a web-based reporting system for potential violations of beer, alcohol and tobacco sales
Implements beautification and revitalization strategies to support safe, progressive communities.
Collaborates with local and regional Partners to provide Alcohol & Drug Prevention seminars
Supports community outreach and awareness
Partners with the Drug Enforcement Administration and local partners to implement the National Rx Drug Take Back Initiative in October and April.
Facilitates Youth Empowerment Society
Internships & Volunteer Opportunities are Available