Community Catalyst

The Power of Prevention: Addressing Youth Addiction

“This grant serves as a partial match for a grant awarded by The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation to promote SBIRT (screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment) expansion in Massachusetts.”

CATEGORY: Community Change
LOCATION: Boston, MA
AMOUNT: $72,000 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