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The Community Prevention Services Program uses neighborhood-level collaboration and partnership to prevent and reduce poor health outcomes associated with substance use.​
The goals of the community prevention office are:​
  1. To increase knowledge and awareness about substance use issues that affect Boston communities,
  2. To promote and implement evidence-based environmental prevention strategies, and
  3. To build long-term capacity within Boston neighborhoods to address ongoing and emerging substance use issues.

Current focus areas of the Community Prevention office include youth prescription drug prevention, opioid use prevention, overdose prevention, and underage drinking prevention. ​



Boston Public Health Commission
1010 Massachusetts Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02118.
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