Prevention Education

Public Health District Coordinator – ACAP was awarded funding to provide fiscal and human resource management services to Maine’s Center for Disease Control (CDC) for organizational and administrative support in Aroostook County for its District Coordinating Councils. The position will facilitate public health leadership in Aroostook County, including the implementation of a public health improvement plan

Drug Free Communities –The Drug-Free Communities Support Program (DFC) is a Federal grant program that provides funding to community-based coalitions that organize to prevent youth substance use. ACAP’s DFC program works to establish and strengthen community collaboration to prevent and reduce substance use among youth. To achieve these goals, staff members work with community partners to address community factors that increase the risk of substance abuse and promote factors that minimize the risk of substance abuse.

Healthy Houlton - Programming that promotes healthier lifestyle habits for children and families by offering opportunities to engage in their communities in positive ways. Examples include growing gardens, creating healthy meals, promotion of positive media messages, and partnering with stores and other organizations to connect people with healthy activities.

Wabanki Teleophthalmology Consortium Project - ACAP provides fiscal support services for a project targeting five tribal communities in Maine. These communities have access to enhanced retinal exams for those with diabetes or at risk of diabetes. Examinations are scheduled for patients in clinics in each community during the year.