About Pequannock Township Coalition

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What is the Pequannock Township Coalition?
The PTC is funded by the Drug Free Communities support program, which is collaboration between the Office of National Drug Policy and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and is a taskforce of the Community Coalition for a Safe and Healthy Morris. DFC is the Nation’s leading effort to mobilize communities to prevent youth drug use. The philosophy behind DFC is that local problems need local solutions, and so the Pequannock Township Coalition engages multiple sectors of the community and employ a variety of environmental strategies to address local youth drug and alcohol problems.

Our Mission:
Empowering positive choices for a stronger community.

Our Vision:
Prevent and reduce youth substance use and abuse in the Pequannock Township community through collaboration, education, and community-wide change.
Pequannock Twp. Members Join Together to…

• Collaborate with outside agencies/organizations
• Keep the Pequannock Twp. Community safe
• Provide educational information
• Attend town activities/events
• Advocate for the Pequannock Twp. community and their children
• Gain federal, state, and county awareness
• Make policy change

Our Objectives:

• Implement environmental strategies to produce community-wide change.
• Focus on the DFC 4 Core Measures

• 30 day use
• Perception of peer disapproval
• Perception of parental disapproval
• Perception of harm

• Recruit coalition members from the 12 sectors of the community

Youth
Parent
Clergy
Business
Media
School
Law enforcement
Civic/volunteer
Healthcare
State, local, tribal
Youth-Serving
Parents and Citizens

Please contact Phyllis Minicuci, Coalition Coordinator at 973-625-1998 for more information.

PTC is funded by the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) and is a collaborative partnership between Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA)