Communities That Care

Olathe Communities That Care (CTC)

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The CTC coalition is a group of community members working to address substance abuse in adolescents by identifying priorities and brainstorming solutions. 

What is Our Purpose?

A coalition of stakeholders from local schools, law enforcement, social services, healthcare, parent groups, students, businesses, and city and county agencies encourages positive youth development and prevents problem behaviors including substance abuse, academic failure, unplanned pregnancy, school dropout rates and violence.

By working together, we can use our existing resources and evidence-based practices effectively and efficiently to address youth risk factors in our community and to positively impact youth development.

 

What is Our Mission?
To encourage positive youth development while preventing problem behaviors including substance abuse, academic failure, unplanned pregnancy, school dropout rates and violence.

 

What are Our Goals?
Expand research-based alcohol and drug prevention programs and policies

Increase the number of students receiving research-based mentoring services

Increase timely access to at-risk youth and their families in need of mental health services

Research and implement programs, policies, and practices to decrease favorable attitudes toward anti-social behavior.

Increase partnership to build seamless “family friendly” early identification, screening and referral systems for at-risk youth and their families  

 

 


Contact Us
1125 W. Spruce Olathe KS 66061

913-715-7880


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