Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention
Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention
Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention
Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention
Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention

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Look around our site to find out more about us and link to great resources!

Sign up for our More Kids Drug Free newsletter to get the very latest information about what we're doing, what's going on in Eau Claire County, and issues regarding alcohol, tobacco and other drug use.


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Parents Who Host Lose the Most

Each spring look for the annual Parents Who Host Lose the Most campaign. For more information and great resources for talking with your kids visit our PWH page.

 “This campaign reminds parents that they can influence whether or not teens drink.”
     - Joanne Sorenson, Fall Creek parent of teens


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Join over 600 families in Eau Claire County who are making alcohol less available for youth by committing to not allow alcohol use by anyone under age 21 in their home or on their property.

Members receive a Network Directory each fall with contact information of all Network members so parents can connect with each other to keep their kids safe. Join the Network!

 “Our family has referred to the Directory multiple times to support the safe and healthy lifestyle we are working to promote.”             - Cheryl & Jim Schmitt, Eau Claire parents


Help prevent Prescription Drug Abuse

Dose of Reality

Unused prescription medications in homes create a public health and safety concern, because they can be accidentally ingested, stolen, misused, and abused.  

Safe use.     Safe storage.     Safe disposal.

Learn how YOU can help prevent Rx abuse and how to dispose of medication safely! Unused or expired medicine should never be flushed or poured down the drain.


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Members of SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) at Altoona, Augusta, Fall Creek, Eau Claire-Memorial, Eau Claire-North and Regis high schools work with the Alliance to reduce youth substance use. Youth plan and carry out activisms dedicated to preventing destructive decisions by high school youth. Activisms are activities planned and done by these youth activists. Learn more!

YAB (Youth Advisory Board) is the leadership group of SADD with reps from each of the six Eau Claire County high schools. They meets once a month for county-wide communication, collaboration and activism planning.

"Being a part of the Eau Claire Youth Advisory Board (YAB) has allowed me to use my voice to make positive changes in our Community.”
     -Casey Terzich, Memorial High School SADD/YAB member




Our awareness campaign More Kids Drug Free happens annually as a way to get the message out of all that the Alliance members, volunteers, and community partners do to prevent alcohol, tobacco and other drug use among Eau Claire County youth.



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Compliance Checks

The Eau Claire City-County Health Department, through the Alliance and Wisconsin Wins, conducts ongoing alcohol and tobacco compliance checks in accordance with Wisconsin law that prohibits the sale of alcoholic beverages and tobacco products to underage people. In collaboration with the Eau Claire Police Department, Alcohol & Tobacco Seller Trainings are also held twice per year. We want to help community businesses achieve zero underage sales! Find out more


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Life of an Athlete Program

Life of an Athlete (LOA) was selected by the Alliance based on local data and its proven effectiveness.  The LOA Program created by John Underwood, includes research on the impact of alcohol and marijuana, sports nutrition, recovery, and sleep on athletes.  It also calls special attention to a Stanford University study about the negative impact of alcohol on the teen brain. 


Members of the Alliance also work on many other projects that have a positive impact in Eau Claire County!

To find out more and how YOU can get involved, please email
Lil Piñero, CPS (
Denise Wirth, BSN, RN (
OR call 715-839-4718 and ask for either Lil or Denise