About Us

We are a diverse group of people and organizations working within the community to develop new and effective ways to prevent and reduce mental health and substance use disorders. We believe in our collective and individual responsibility to ensure healthy, safe and productive lives for all Genesee County residents through innovative strategies and community partnerships.


An empowered community collaborating to reduce mental health and substance use disorders.


  • Create and sustain a community prevention system within Genesee County that incorporates the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF). A planning process for preventing substance abuse and misuse.
  • Provide leadership and collaborate efforts in mental health and substance use disorder prevention in order to impact the primary behavioral health problem(s) at the community level.
  • Educate its members on current prevention planning concerns and bring awareness of the coalition and its efforts to the community at large in hope of changing knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors