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Better Brodhead is awarded a new grant to support LGBTQ+ youth in Green County

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP), awarded the Sober Truth on Preventing Underage Drinking Act (STOP Act) 2019 to Better Brodhead, a community coalition in Green County.

The goal of the STOP Act program is to prevent and reduce alcohol use among youth and young adults ages 12-20.  Better Brodhead will focus it’s efforts on reducing the risk factors that put LGBTQ+ youth at risk for underage drinking.

This is a 4 year grant, providing $50,000 per year for these prevention efforts in Green County.  For more information about this grant and Better Brodhead activities, please contact Kathy Comeau, Program Manager at kcomeau@betterbrodhead.org.