City of Newburyport

Regional Prevention Coordinator

“Grant funds to support regional expansion of coalition work focusing on positive youth development with the goal of promoting youth assets to prevent substance use and mental health problems.”

CATEGORY: Community Change
LOCATION: Newburyport, MA
AMOUNT: $378,792 over Three Years
YEAR AWARDED: 2017

The phrases "Join the Conversation" and "Let's Talk Stigma" on either side of a microphone.


Join the Conversation: An Anti-Stigma Campaign

Back in the fall of 2015, a coalition of Erie County-based behavioral health providers, agencies, and funders began to take shape. The group, coming together as the Erie County Anti-Stigma Coalition, dedicated itself to addressing the negative perceptions that so many continue to have about mental health challenges and people who deal with these challenges. … Continued