Martha’s Vineyard Community Services, Inc.

DO NO HARM: Building a Culture of Responsible Alcohol and Drug Use on Martha’s Vineyard

This grant in the amount of $121,726 will support a community norms campaign to advocate for more responsible use of drugs and alcohol on Martha’s Vineyard. The non-profit consulting agency, the Public Good Projects, will be engaged for this work.

CATEGORY: Community Change
LOCATION: Vineyard Haven, MA
AMOUNT: $121,726 Over One Year

Team Fourteen

In early 2016, Lahey Behavioral Health (now Beth Israel Lahey Behavioral Services) was looking to bring more family-focused counseling options to young people dealing with substance use disorders in Essex County.  Community-level data suggested that as many as 28% of patients in treatment were under the age of 25.   Young people leaving treatment (residential or … Continued