Our Vision: Our vision is to provide a community in which all area youth feel safe and connected; a community in which youth are empowered to be healthy, resilient, and compassionate members of society; and, a community in which young people positively contribute and impact future generations.
CTC helps communities prevent problems before they develop.
CTC is evidence-based to help lower rates of youth problem behaviors, including:
substance use | violence | delinquency | school drop out | teen pregnancy | depression
Communities That Care (or CTC) guides communities through a five-phase change process using prevention science. Many communities that use the CTC process see dramatic reductions in levels of youth alcohol and tobacco use, crime and violence.
We want to break the multi-generation cycles of depression, substance use, and other issues that keep our young people from flourishing. When healthier teens become healthier adults, every aspect of our communities improve!
Our CTC is coordinated by Great Lakes Recovery Centers
Coordinator: Meghann Wolvert
Anyone in the community is welcome to join CTC! We're looking for people in the following sectors:
education | law enforcement | tribal | faith-based | government | medical | social services | families | youth
CTC members typically attend a one-hour meeting per month with their designated work group. Check out our membership page for more info, or contact us.
October 1 @ 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Online with Zoom
We will be going over the final draft of our 2020-2021 Action Plan and getting it ready to publicize.
August 31 @ 2p - 5p
LMAS Health Department
Contact free drive through distribution for single does of Narcan (aka Naloxone). Naloxone can reverse opioid overdoses. It will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. Limit one per person. In addition to the single dose, individuals will be given information about an online training for how to administer, as well as information on our partnering agencies and harm reduction programs.