City of Gloucester Health Department

Moving Prevention Forward Across the North Shore; Reduce Youth Substance Use. Promote Healthy Development.

“This project aims to fortify and expand youth substance use prevention/positive youth development programs, practices, and policies across several communities in Essex County while developing a robust prevention infrastructure through a Collective Impact approach.”

CATEGORY: Community Change
LOCATION: Gloucester, MA
AMOUNT: $330,000 over Three Years
YEAR AWARDED: 2017

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Building Capacity to Adopt New Curriculum

The Research Institute for Learning and Development (ResearchILD) was granted $205,000 in 2016 to build a robust, school-wide approach to implementing an Executive Function (EF) curriculum in Saugus, Massachusetts at the Belmonte Middle School. ResearchILD is a nonprofit located just outside of Essex County in Lexington, that designs, implements, and evaluates programs that strengthen EF … Continued