||Working toward an addiction-free community through prevention.
The ASAC directors and staff believe that alcohol, tobacco and other drug use and problem gambling are preventable.
• To reduce the prevalence of substance use and abuse and problem gambling in Jefferson County.
• To delay first use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs and gambling behavior among youth as long as possible.
• To decrease the negative health, social, and economic consequences and costs associated with substance use and problem gambling.
• To prevent the escalation of substance use and gambling behaviors to levels requiring treatment through early identification, brief intervention and referral.