Coalitions  Descriptions and Goals
REGION 1
Lubbock County VOICES Coalition
StarCare Specialty Health System
3804 I-27
Lubbock, TX 79412
Teresa Alvarado, Program Director
(806) 766-0307
teresa.alvarado@starcarelubbock.org


Coming soon…
REGION 1
VOICES Coalition
Managed Care Center for Addictive/Other Disorders
1715 26th Street
Lubbock, TX 7941
Richard Kolas, Program Director
r_kolas@mccaod.com
Siprano Gutierrez, Program Coordinator
sip.gutierrez@mccaod.com
www.voicescoalition.org


The coalition’s goals are to prevent and reduce substance use among youth in each community served, and to strengthen collaboration in communities and link them to existing community-based prevention, intervention and treatment services. The coalition will advocate for community needs that relate to substance use and chemical dependency issues, and provide referrals for those affected by substance use/abuse/dependency issues.
REGION 2
Taylor Alliance for Prevention (TAP)
Abilene Regional Council on Alcohol & Drug Abuse
104 Pine Street Suite 210
Abilene, TX 79601
Megan Miller, Coalition Coordinator
325-673-2242
megan.miller@arcadatx.org
http://www.savingtaylor.org


Coming soon…
REGION 3
Alliance on Underage Drinking (ALOUD)
The Council on Alcohol & Drug Abuse
1349 Empire Central Drive Suite 800
Dallas, TX 75247
Justin Mazzeo, Coalition Coordinator
(214) 522-8600
jmazzeo@dallascouncil.org
www.dallascouncil.org


ALOUD is a regional coalition whose mission is “reducing the incidence and impact of underage drinking through increased community involvement.” More than 50 coalition members representing 16 North Texas cities work together to limit youth access to alcohol, change the  culture within which decisions about alcohol use are made, and reduce the prevalence of negative consequences associated with high-risk drinking.
REGION 3
Erath County Community Coalition
STAR Council on Substance Abuse
239 S. Virginia
Stephenville, TX 76401
Harriet Frazier, Director of Prevention
254-264-5515
hfrazier@starcouncil.org
Marcus Cook, Coalition Coordinator
254-965-5515
mcook@starcouncil.org


 Coming soon…
REGION 3
IMPACT Communities-
Cedar Hill, Ennis, Grand Prairie,
Navarro County, Waxahachie
Drug Prevention Resources INC.
1200 W. Walnut Hill Lane #2100
Irving, TX 75038
Adam Philyaw, Program Director for Community Coalitions
(972) 812-6307
aphilyaw@dpri.com
http://www.dpri.com/impactourcoalitions.html


IMPACT Communities is made up of four community
coalitions located in Cedar Hill, Ennis,  Waxahachie, and
Navarro County. The IMPACT mission is to prevent and
eliminate youth substance abuse, specifically high-risk
drinking, by using environmental prevention strategies.
Initiated in October of 2008, activities of IMPACT
Communities will include community collaboration, law
enforcement partnerships, policy advocacy, community
education, and social marketing.
REGION 3
SMART Tarrant County Challenge
226 Bailey Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76107
Rachel Nauss, Coalition Coordinator
(817) 336-6617
rachel@tcchallenge.org
http://www.tcchallenge.org/coalitions.htm


To prevent and reduce illegal and
harmful use of alcohol, tobaccoand other
drugs (ATOD) in communities in Tarrant
County (with a particular emphasis on reduction
in underage use).
REGION 3
TCU Community Coalition Partnership
Tarrant County Challenge
226 Bailey Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76107
Tiara Nugent, Coalition Coordinator
(817) 336-6617
tiara@tcchallenge.org
http://www.tcchallenge.org/coalitions.htm


To prevent and reduce illegal and harmful
use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs (ATOD)
in communities in Tarrant County (with a
particular emphasis on reduction in underage use).
REGION 3
Weatherford Community Coalition Partnership
Tarrant County Challenge
226 Bailey Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76107
Stephanie Davenport, Coalition Coordinator
(817) 336-6617
stephanie@tcchallenge.org
http://www.tcchallenge.org/coalitions.htm


To prevent and reduce illegal and harmful use of
alcohol, tobacco and other drugs (ATOD) in
communities in Tarrant County (with a
particular emphasis on reduction in underage use).
REGION 4
Coalition for Drug-Free Youth Partners In Prevention City of Longview
140 E. Tyler Street Ste. 400
Longview, Texas 75601
NaTusha Howard, Coalition Coordinator
(903) 237-1019
nhoward@longviewtexas.gov


The Coalition for Drug-Free Youth is a collaboration
of community resources with parents, school districts,
law enforcement, judicial system, faith community, businesses, youth, community agencies, and anyone with an interest in preventing underage drinking and youth substance use. The Coalition uses evidenced-based strategies to promote public awareness and to guide their approach to address this community concern.
REGION 4
Community Partners Coalition Next Step Community Solutions
305 South Broadway, Suite 603, Tyler, TX 75702
Erin Lacoste, Coalition Coordinator
(903) 939-9010,
erin.lacoste@nextstepcsi.com
www.nextstepcommunitysolutions.com


 The Community Partners Coalition provides a coordinated approach to the prevention and education of substance abuse for our community.  Through events and trainings information is distributed to parents, youth and the community.  We conduct media and campaign awareness about dangers of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.  We also sponsor a summer camp program for middle school students focusing on positive youth development.
REGION 4
Harrison Community Coalition Partnership East Texas Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
708 Glencrest Ln.
Longview, TX 75601
Darlene Dotson, Coalitions Partnership Manager
903-753-7633
ddotson@etcada.com


 Coming soon…
REGION 4
Henderson Community Coalition Partnership
East Texas Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
708 Glencrest Ln.
Longview, TX 75601
Robert Sullivan, Coalitions Partnership Manager
903-753-7633
rsullivan@etcada.com


Coming soon…
REGION 4
Panola Community Coalition Partnership
East Texas Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
708 Glencrest Ln.
Longview, TX 75601
Joanna Rutherford, Coalitions Partnership Manager
903-753-7633
jrutherford@etcada.com


Coming soon…
REGION 5
Angelina Coalition
The Coalition, Inc.
109 Temple Blvd
Lufkin, TX 75901
Janet Taylor, Program Director
(936) 634-9308
jtaylor@angelinacoalition.org
Maci Herrington, Coalition Coordinator
(936) 634-9308
mherrington@angelinacoalition.org
http://angelinacoalition.org/


Educate Angelina and Polk County residents about the benefits of comprehensive smoke-free ordinances. Reduce underage alcohol use in Angelina County through alcohol compliance checks. Educate Angelina County adults about the penalties of purchasing alcohol for minors. Educate Angelina County businesses about the benefits of smoke-free and drug-free workplaces.
REGION 5
NAC-CAN
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council of Deep East Texas
304 N. Raguet St.
Lufkin, TX 75904


 Coming soon…
REGION 5
SETCADA Community Coalition Partnerships
Jefferson County Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse
4756-C Washington Blvd.
Beaumont, TX 77707
Harriet Mitchell, CCP Director
409-840-2001
hmitchell@setcada.org
Joseph Broussard, Coalition Coordinator
409-840-2001
jbroussard@setcada.org


 Coming soon…
REGION 6
Bay Area Alliance for Youth & Families
Clear Creek, ISD.
2145 W. NASA Blvd
Webster, TX 77598
Amanda McLauchlin, Coalition Manager
(281) 284-0370
amclauchlin@ccisd.net
http://www2.ccisd.net/AboutCCISD/ALLIANCE.aspx


The Bay Area Alliance for Youth & Families focuses on reducing alcohol and drug use by youth. Activities include the Operation Cooler Cling project with local law enforcement and youth, DWI Enforcement Project, Fatality Crash Reduction Campaign, CLEAR (Clean Living Encouragement and Responsibility) youth members, Safe Homes, Parents Who Host Lose the Most, and Plant the Promise Campaign.
REGION 6
Fort Bend Community Prevention Coalition
Fort Bend Regional Council on Substance Abuse, Inc.
10435 Greenbough, Ste. 250 Stafford, Texas 77477
Payal Patani, Coalition Coordinator
281-207-2400
ppatani@fortbendcouncil.org
http://www.facebook.com/fortbendcpc


Mission: “To prevent and reduce substance abuse among youth and young adults by building healthy family, school and community environments.” We promote coordination and collaboration among local organizations and residents to mobilize our collective knowledge, skills and resources. As coalition members we share a commitment to implement effective strategies that target the state’s three prevention priorities.  The coalition focuses on the young adult population targets underage drinking, risky drinking behaviors, and prescription drug abuse.
REGION 6
Galveston Community Coalition, Matagorda Community Coalition, Southeast Harris County Community Coalition
Bay Area Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse
1300 A Bay Area Blvd  #102
Houston, TX 77058
Kristi Allen, Director of Coalitions
(281) 212-2900
kristi.allen@bacoda.com
http://bayareacouncilondrugsandalcohol.homestead.com/coalitions.html


To mobilize community resources in an effort to reduce the harmful impact of alcohol, tobacco, and drug abuse in our youth within our communities.  We implement these efforts by utilizing community-based, environmental prevention strategies. BACODAs 4 community coalitions rely on effective community partnerships and collaborations to effect change in community norms and perceptions, access and availability, and policies and regulations. .
REGION 6
Gulf Coast Community Coalition (Brazoria)
Bay Area Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse
744 Henderson Road
Angleton, TX  77515
Carie Fletcher, Coalition Coordinator
(979) 215-6990
carie.fletcher@bacoda.com
http://bayareacouncilondrugsandalcohol.homestead.com/coalitions-brazoria-aboutus.html


To mobilize community resources in an effort to reduce the harmful impact of alcohol, tobacco, and drug abuse in our youth within our communities.  We implement these efforts by utilizing community-based, environmental prevention strategies.  BACODAs 4 community coalitions rely on effective community partnerships and collaborations to effect change in community norms and perceptions, access and availability and policies and regulations.
REGION 6
Bay Area Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse
2628 Broadway St
Galveston, TX 77550
Mary Beth Trevino, Coalition Coordinator
(409) 739-1034
marybeth.trevino@bacoda.com
http://bayareacouncilondrugsandalcohol.homestead.com/coalitions-galveston-aboutus.html


To mobilize community resources in an effort to reduce the harmful impact of alcohol, tobacco, and drug abuse in our youth within our communities.  We implement these efforts by utilizing community-based, environmental prevention strategies.  BACODAs 4 community coalitions rely on effective community partnerships and collaborations to effect change in community norms and perceptions, access and availability and policies and regulations.
REGION 6
Tri-County Community Coalition
Bay Area Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse
2417 Avenue G
Bay City, TX 77414
Marian Bullard, Coalition Coordinator
(979) 240-1398
marian.bullard@bacoda.com
http://bayareacouncilondrugsandalcohol.homestead.com/coalitions-matagorda-aboutus.html


To mobilize community resources in an effort to reduce the harmful impact of alcohol, tobacco, and drug abuse in our youth within our communities.  We implement these efforts by utilizing community-based, environmental prevention strategies.  BACODAs 4 community coalitions rely on effective community partnerships and collaborations to effect change in community norms and perceptions, access and availability and policies and regulations. .
REGION 6
Southeast Harris County Community Coalition
Bay Area Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse
1300A Bay Area Blvd. Ste. 102
Houston, TX 77058
Vanessa Ayala, Coalition Coordinator
(713) 256-8746
vanessa.ayala@bacoda.com  
http://bayareacouncilondrugsandalcohol.homestead.com/coalitions-seharris-aboutus.html


To mobilize community resources in an effort to reduce the harmful impact of alcohol, tobacco, and drug abuse in our youth within our communities.  We implement these efforts by utilizing community-based, environmental prevention strategies. BACODAs 4 community coalitions rely on effective community partnerships and collaborations to effect change in community norms and perceptions, access and availability and policies and regulations.
REGION 6
Brazoria County Community Coalition
Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse
744 W. Henderson Road
Angleton, TX 77515
Dannielle Meyer, Coalition Coordinator
832-330-5898
dannielle.meyer@bacoda.com
http://bayareacouncilondrugsandalcohol.homestead.com/coalitions-brazoria-aboutus.html


The goal of the coalition is to reduce access to alcohol by youth.  We will accomplish this through increased enforcement by the Brazoria County Multi-Jurisdictional Task Force, and provide detailed assessment of alcohol density, marketing surveys and analysis of compliance rates. Activities include: coordination of media training for youth, coordination of youth participation in compliance checks, and saturating communities with information.   We strive to improve our regional needs assessment.  The coalitions will mobilize epidemiological workgroups in each county to collect, analyze, and prioritize data related to substance abuse and mental health issues.
REGION 6
Phoenix House Coalition for Behavioral Health
Phoenix House
501 Garden Oaks Blvd.
Houston, TX 77018
Elizabeth Padia, Prevention Specialist
(832) 232-2907
epadia@phoenixhouse.org


Coming soon…
REGION 7
Voice Against Substance Abuse Coalition
VOICE, Inc.
5400 Bosque Blvd. Ste 205
Waco, Texas
76710
Josh Caballero, Coalition Coordinator
(254) 741-9222
jcaballero@voiceinc.org


Coming soon…
REGION 7
Community Alcohol and Substance Awareness Partnership (CASAP)
Brazos Valley Council on Alcohol and Substance Abuse
4001 E. 29th St, Suite 90
Bryan TX 77802

Michael Chism, Coalition Coordinator
(979) 846-3560
mchism@bvcasa.org

Our coalition focuses primarily on college students in both Brazos and Washington counties.  Because binge drinking, marijuana use and prescription pill abuse increase for many young people in Texas once they enter college, our goal is to develop and implement strategies that address policies and practices related to substance abuse, students’ perceptions, the cultural norms of college life.  Our target population is predominantly students attending Blinn College, as well as students at Texas A&M University.
REGION 7
Hearne Zero Tolerance Youth Coalition
Brazos Valley Council on Alcohol and Substance Abuse
4001 E. 29th St, Suite 90
Bryan TX 77802

Ronda Jackson, Coalition Coordinator
(979) 846-3213
rjackson@bvcasa.org

We are a youth-based coalition in Robertson County.  Our goal is to reduce the use and acceptance of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs in our schools and communities.  We have utilized partnerships within our community to create campaigns against providing alcohol to minors, remove unused or expired medications from homes, and have been active in writing policies and ordinances that impose barriers to underage drinking and drug use. Local high school students in our coalition have also produced a number of public service announcements on the topics of binge drinking, pill abuse, and addiction.
REGION 7
LifeSteps Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition
Williamson Council on Alcohol & Drugs,
dba LifeSteps
2105 N. Mays
Round Rock, TX 78664
Laurie Born, Coalition Director
(512) 246-9880
laurie@lifestepscouncil.org
http://lifestepscouncil.org/programs/youth-substance-abuse-prevention-coalition/


Our mission is to reduce youth access to alcohol, to raise community awareness of the consequences of underage drinking, and to advocate for change of state and local ordinances related to alcohol use by youth and to work towards changing community norms that tout alcohol as a right of passage.
REGION 8
Maverick County Anti-Drug Coalition
Quad Counties Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse
2989 Sanchez Ave.
Eagle Pass, TX 78852
Sandra Vela, Coalition Coordinator
(830) 352-8835
velasandra@msn.com


The goal of the coalition is to target underage drinking through various activities in collaboration with the local police department. Law Enforcement officers help us to achieve this goal by checking if teens coming from Mexico are under the influence of alcohol at the port of entry. By doing this we will have the ability to call parents and give them prevention measures, and if the help is needed to find the resources available for those families.
REGION 8
The Circles of San Antonio Community Coalition
San Antonio Council on Alcohol & Drug Abuse
AT&T Bldg
7500 US Hwy 90W
, Suite 100
San Antonio, TX 78227
Vickie Adams, Coalition Program Director
(210) 225-4741
coalition@sacada.org
http://sacada.org/circlesofsa/


The Circles of San Antonio Community Coalition (COSA) was created in 1998 by a group of caring individuals and agencies.  The Coalition strives to lower incidences of underage and binge drinking, drug use and abuse and promotes a message of responsibility among adults.
REGION 9
H2i- Here 2 Impact our Community
Permian Basin Regional Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse
120 E. 2nd St
Odessa, TX 79761
Cheryl Brooks, Coalition Coordinator
(432) 580-5100
cbrooks@pbrcada.org
www.PDAP.org


 Coming soon…
REGION 10
El Paso Advocates for Prevention Coalition
Aliaviane, Inc.
9001 Cashew, suite 900
El Paso, TX 79907
Felix Reyes, Coalition Coordinator
(915) 782-4032
fareyes@aliviane.org
Julie Priego, Director
jpriego@aliviane.org
www.aliviane.org


Coming soon…
REGION 10
Rio Grande Safe Communities Coalition
El Paso County Hospital District dba University Medical Center of El Paso
5959 Gateway West Suite 504
El Paso, TX 79905
Dora Basurto, Coalition Coordinator
(915) 775-2555
rgscc@umcelpaso.com
www.umcelpaso.org
https://www.facebook.com/RGSCC


Rio Grande Safe Communities is a coalition under the auspices of the Level I Trauma Department of University Medical Center of El Paso to promote health and safety, reduce substance abuse, and enhance the quality of life for youth and adults living in the Paso del Norte Region of the Rio Grande.
REGION 11
Project HOPE
Coastal Bend Wellness Foundation, Inc.
5633 South Staples
Ste 700
Corpus Christi, TX 78411
Jesikah Gutierrez, Coalition Coordinator
(361) 814-2001
jesikahg@cbwellness.org


 Coming soon…

REGION 11
Starr County Community Coalition of SCAN, Inc.
Serving Children & Adolescents in Need (SCAN), Inc.
Fort Ringgold School Campus
Rio Grande City TX 78582
Sandra Garza, Program Director
(956) 716-1795
sandy@scan-inc.org
http://www.scan-inc.org/starr_county_cc.htm


The Starr County Community Coalition of SCAN, Inc. was established in September 2004 to combat substance abuse and its related problems among youth and adults. The Coalition focuses on addressing alcohol, tobacco, and other drug problems and related issues through community-based processes, implementing environmental/social policy strategies, providing educational opportunities, and disseminating information. The Coalitions role is to organize and implement activities that 1) empower citizens to take action to prevent alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use and abuse among community youth and adults, and 2) strengthen collaboration by supporting the local drug prevention, intervention, and treatment infrastructure
REGION 11
Webb County Community Coalition
Serving Children & Adolescents in Need (SCAN), Inc.
2387 E. Saunders St
Laredo, TX 78041
Veronica Jimenez , Program Director
956) 724-3117
veronica.jimenez@scan-inc.org
http://www.scan-inc.org/wccc.htm


Webb County Community Coalition of SCAN, Inc. was established in March 1999 to combat substance abuse and related problems among youth and adults. The Coalition focuses on addressing alcohol, tobacco, and other drug problems and issues through community-based processes, implementing environmental/social policy strategies, providing educational opportunities, and disseminating information. The Coalitions implement activities that 1) empower citizens to take action to prevent alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use and abuse among community youth and adults, and 2) strengthen collaboration by supporting the local drug prevention, intervention, and treatment infrastructure.
REGION 11
Youth Continuum of Care Coalition
Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse- Coastal Bend
1801 S Alameda, Ste 150
Corpus Christi, TX 78404
Donine Schwartz, Coalition Coordinator
(361) 854-9199
dschwartz@coada-cb.org


Coming soon…