Oceana County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition

The Oceana County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition, established in April 2016, is a collaborative group of community leaders and stakeholders who are passionate about achieving a measurable reduction in youth drug and alcohol use. The coalition empowers our community to engage in effective, local, data-driven strategies to reduce and prevent youth and young adult drug and alcohol use.

For more information:

Contact: Kortni Garcia, Health Educator
Phone: (231) 902 -8539
Email: kgarcia@dhd10.org

Oceana Prevention Partnership for Change (TOPPC) Youth Committee

TOPPC is a group of high school students from Pentwater, Walkerville, Shelby and Hart High Schools and serves as the foundation for youth prevention in Oceana County. These youth are empowered to promote healthy lifestyles and prevent risky behaviors in the areas of substance abuse, teen pregnancy, suicide, bullying, nutrition, physical activity and more. They do this through community events, school education, social media, and word of mouth.

For more information:

Website: http://www.oceanatoppc.org
Facebook: TOPPC – Oceana Solutions
Twitter: @oceanasolutions
Email: toppcyouth@gmail.com

District Health Department #10

DHD#10 is currently working to reduce access, change perceptions, help guide parents through challenging conversations, and rally community support for reducing tobacco, marijuana, alcohol and prescription drug misuse in our youth. DHD#10 can currently provide the following services at no cost:

  1. Education Sessions – sessions can be provided in any setting for small or large groups. (Lunch and learn, community events, staff meetings, trainings, parent groups)
  2. Print Resources – provide the latest resources to help you and your agency stay current on drug trends and share accurate information.
  3. School Programming – provide evidence-based substance abuse prevention education to schools.
  4. TIPS Training – Training for Intervention Procedures trainings for local establishments that serve alcohol. The training helps people working in the service industry learn to responsibly serve alcohol and prevent underage consumption.

For more information:

Contact: Kate Donaldson, Health Educator
Phone: (231) 902-8537
Email: kdonaldson@dhd10.org

Yellow Jug, Old Drug Drop-Off Locations

Bob’s Drugs
194 N Division Ave, Hesperia

Oceana (HomeTown) Pharmacy
819 S. State St, Hart

SHOPKO Pharmacy
2278 N Comfort Dr, Hart

West Shore Pharmacy
18 S State St, Hart

Shelby (HomeTown) Pharmacy
178 N. Michigan, Shelby

Law Enforcement Drop-Off Sites

Michigan State Police Post
3793 W Polk Rd, Hart

Oceana Sheriff Department
216 Lincoln, Hart