The Everett Community Health Partnership – Substance Abuse Coalition (ECHP-SAC) is a community based prevention coalition committed to bringing together and mobilizing the diverse community of Everett to address issues associated with substance abuse while promoting positive health and well being. Through a range of prevention efforts, the coalition uses multiple strategies in multiple settings to change the social norms on alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use.
Collaborative partnerships with municipal departments, local businesses, school andyouth programs, healthcare providers, human service agencies, non-profit groups and others, unite the Coalition’s work to inform, educate, and organize the community to prevent underage substance use and promote healthy behaviors for all residents.
The Everett Community Health Partnership – Substance Abuse Coalition has been active in the community since 2003. ECHP-SAC is a program of the Everett Community Health Partnership (ECHP), a collaborative initiative of the Cambridge Health Alliance and City of Everett.
ECHP and ECHP-SAC initiatives include: