Tehama County Drug-Free Community Coalition

Who We Are

The Tehama County Drug-Free Community Coalition (T-DFCC) is a community-based organization whose mission is reduce and prevent substance ​abuse among youth in Tehama County using comprehensive, data-driven strategies. Formed in 2015, the group represents a cross-section of the community with members from 12 different sectors, including parents, students, law enforcement, educators, business, government and religious and civic organizations.  The DFCC works in partnership with the Tehama Strategic Prevention Framework, a similar coalition formed in 2010.
 

Strategies

The T-DFCC seeks to use a variety of strategies to help promote a healthy, drug-free lifestyle, including the following:

  • Town Hall/Community meetings
  • Distribution of educational brochures and materials
  • Public awareness campaigns and public service announcements
  • Bi-annual surveys of youth drug trends
  • Trainings and seminars
  • Legislative advocacy
  • Use of social media
  • Expansion of drug prevention education and skills training
  • Support of alcohol and drug-free youth activities


 

Ways to Get Involved

The T-DFCC meets the first Wednesday of every month from 3:30 – 5:00 pm at the Drug & Alcohol Division of Tehama County Health Services Agency, located at 1850 Walnut St., Bldg. G – Antelope Creek Room. 

We are currently seeking both coalition members and volunteers. Fill out the appropriate application below:

Membership Application:

Volunteer Application:

 

Resources

Websites For Teens

The Cool Spot:  ​Alchohol, Peer Pressure, Teenage Underage Drinking 

NIDA for Teens – Advancing Addiction Science
 


National Organizations

Local Organizations

Media Coverage