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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: http://www.oklahomasocialhost.com

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

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: http://ok.gov/odmhsas/2M2L.html

 

For more information, contact: Scott Linderer - RPC Director at (405) 780-7485 or scott.linderer@okstate.edu

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