Welcome to Lee County Coalition for a Drug-Free Southwest Florida

OUR HISTORY

Since it’s founding in 1989 by Jim Nathan, Sheriff Mike Scott and a group of local leaders, the Lee County Coalition for a Drug-Free Southwest Florida has worked to provide prevention resources to families in Lee County. Prevention events include Drug House Odyssey, Red Ribbon Week Celebrations, Town Hall Meetings and Lunch and Learn Educational Events.

Our Goal is to Mobilize 12 sectors of the community, including: Youth, Parents, Businesses, Media, Schools, Youth Serving Organizations, Law Enforcement, Faith Based Community, Civic and Volunteer Groups, Health Care Professionals, State, Local or Tribal Agencies, and Other Organizations Involved in Reducing Substance Abuse.

OUR MISSION

Our Mission is to “reduce substance abuse in Lee County by raising awareness of prevention resources through collaboration, education and inspiration.”

Our Values

  • Collaboration is the pathway to accomplishing our goals
  • Individual, family, community engagement is key to prevention
  • Prevention saves lives and money

 

JOIN US

The Lee County Coalition for a Drug-Free Southwest Florida provides a number of educational events throughout the year.  Join us for a Town Hall Meeting or free Lunch and Learn and Coalition Meeting.  We also invite you to join us as a volunteer at Drug House Odyssey, where you can impact the lives of over 2,000 fifth graders over the course of three days

HOW CAN YOU HELP ?

BECOME VOLUNTEER

We need volunteers at Drug House Odyssey, to help with our SADD Clubs, and to make our Busey Bank Run for Prevention a success!  Contact us today for more information and opportunities.

MAKE A DONATION

Supporting our mission of prevention for kids is easier than ever!  You can use PayPal to donate today.

KEEP SUPPORTING

By supporting our Busey Bank Run for Prevention, you can support 12 months of prevention in Lee County!  Become a sponsor, form a team, run, walk and have fun with your friends and family!  Your support will make Drug House Odyssey and other prevention initiatives continue to make a positive impact in Lee County.

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Drug House Odyssey – Celebrating 25 Years of Prevention in Lee County!

Sponsored by the United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee Counties. February 5, 6, 7, Lee...

Support Prevention While You Shop!

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Busey Bank Run for Prevention Run Success!

THANK YOU TO OUR BUSEY BANK RUN FOR PREVENTION SPONSORS Alufab, USA: Presenting Sponsor Busey Bank: Name Sponsor Lee Health: Course...

DRUG HOUSE ODYSSEY - IT'S TIME TO TALK

Drug House Odyssey, a data informed prevention event, has influenced Lee County kids for the past 25 years with its vital message of underage drinking prevention. With the support of the United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee Counties, this Lee County Coalition for a Drug-Free Southwest Florida program is now available via video download. With each scene followed by discussion questions, this video offers a unique opportunity for discussion about making good decisions, and how kids can respond to tough choices.

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