Local Prevention Council

Local Prevention Council - The Local Prevention Council (LPC) serves the communities of Middlebury and Southbury and receives funding from the Central Naugatuck Valley Regional Action Council and the Department of Mental Health Addiction Services

  • The Council is comprised of representatives of various groups, agencies, organizations, and community members such as parents, local government officials, law enforcement personnel, student representatives, school administrators, faith-based organizations, and local business owners.
  • The overall goals of our Local Prevention Council are to:
    • increase public awareness about prevention of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug (ATOD) abuse
    • to identify and help remove barriers to the healthy and successful development of our young people
    • to contribute to creating and maintaining a safe community and school environment

Local Prevention Council meetings are held the 4th Thursday of each month (Sept - May) from 6-8 pm in room 205 at the Southbury Town Hall.

Local Prevention Council funds had been used for the following types of activities:

  • Parents Who Host Lose the Most
  • Anti-Smoking Campaign
  • Be SMART, Don’t START campaign
  • Chris Herren Speaking Engagement
  • Challenge 28 - Drug/alcohol free contract for High School students
  • Parent Drug Education Night at PHS
  • Parent Survival Guide Panel Discussion
  • A Guide to the Prevention of Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs - Community of Concern
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