Pictured from left to right are Dr. Debra Houry, Chief Medical Officer & Deputy Director for Program and Science Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, Lisa Packer, Marianna Packer, Susan Metzger, and Adam Cohen, Deputy Director with the Office of National Drug Control Policy.

PAAC receives Blue Ribbon Award for work to prevent youth substance use

Pickaway Addiction Action Coalition (PAAC) received a Blue Ribbon Award from the White House in recognition of their work to prevent youth substance use and ensure young people can lead healthy and fulfilling lives.

The award was given during the he National Youth Substance Use Prevention Summit in Washinton D.C. The summit brought together youth leaders, community-based coalitions, and federal partners to discuss efforts to expand evidence-based prevention and to ensure local communities have the tools and resources they need to prevent youth substance use and save lives.

Read the full story at the Circleville Herald.

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