Grant to help target underage drinking, drug use
A Lake County task force will help reduce and prevent youth substance abuse and underage drinking thanks to the funds
By Melissa Silverberg
Chicago Daily Herald
CHICAGO — A national grant worth $625,000 over the next five years will help a Lake County task force reduce and prevent youth substance abuse and underage drinking, officials said.
The Lake County Underage Drinking Prevention Task Force has received the Drug Free Communities Grant, which includes $125,000 of funding per year for the next five years from the Office of National Drug Control Policy, said Liz Nelson, a community health specialist with the county. The Lake County award was one of only 60 grants given out nationwide.
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