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C.A.R.E. Coalition Receives Funds To Tackle Local Substance Abuse – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 12/10/2019 at 10:27am

The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) recently announced 150 new grants for its Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program.

The C.A.R.E. Coalition of Transylvania County was one of the grant recipients and will receive $125,000 per year for five years to involve and engage its local community to prevent substance use among youth.

“Our goal is to make Transylvania County a safe and drug-free place for our youth to grow into happy, healthy and productive adults,” said Kristen Gentry, C.A.R.E. Coalition program director. “Prevention is a powerful tool to c...

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