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Region III Regional Prevention Coordinator (RPC)

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The Region III Regional Prevention Coordinator grant is funded by the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS).

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The Region III RPC grant works in five counties including: Kay, Noble, Osage, Pawnee, and Payne counties. The RPC grant works with Payne County as a priority community for Adult Binge Drinking.

Within the five county area the RPC:

  • Works with law enforcement to perform Alcohol Compliance Checks
  • Provides Responsible Beverage Sales and Service Training to alcohol vendors/servers (in conjunction with Alcohol Beverage Licensing Enforcement)
  • Hosts Too Much To Lose (2M2L) high school youth groups to prevent substance abuse
  • Provides Training to local coalitions, youth groups, and law enforcement
  • Produces media for local media outlets that educate about prevention initiatives
  • Works with coalitions to create and implement comprehensive evidence-based strategies around prevention efforts

Coalition Meeting:

The Payne County Substance Abuse Coalition meets the last Wednesday of the month at 3:30 p.m. at the Stillwater Public Library.

Web Site Resources:

Oklahoma Social Host Law logoOklahoma Social Host is a law in Oklahoma that holds the party host responsible for underage drinking. To learn more, visit:

RX - Take As Prescribed logoTake as Prescribed is an initiative against prescription drug abuse that is funded by the ODMHSAS. For more information, visit:

Too Much To Lose logo2M2L stands for Too Much To Lose high school youth groups and works on substance abuse issues across the state of Oklahoma. For more information, visit:


For more information, contact: Scott Linderer - RPC Director at (405) 780-7485 or

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