SERAC’s “21 For A Reason” campaign explores the reasons why 21 is the legal minimum age for drinking alcohol, purchasing tobacco products, and casino gambling in Connecticut. Visit the site to learn the facts behind the laws, find local resources, and get tips for how parents, merchants, and other community members can help prevent youth substance use.
SERAC’s “Bring The Light” campaign shines a much-needed light on mental wellness in order to dispel myths, highlight facts, and help start important conversations.
Weeding Out The Truth
SERAC’s “Weeding Out the Truth” campaign was created to help adolescents and their parents get the facts about alcohol, marijuana, and tobacco use. Visit this page to test your knowledge about youth substance use in our region, learn about social norms, and find local resources.
You Think You Know
The five regional behavioral health action organizations (RBHAOs) in the state, along with other local prevention groups and state agencies, have created You Think You Know. This is a new public awareness campaign targeting teens, young adults and caregivers to educate them about the dangers of counterfeit prescription drugs.
Campaign goals include raising awareness about increased alcohol use, offering basic tools and information to individuals who have increased consumption and providing treatment and contact information to individuals with AUD that would benefit from treatment. The site also includes information on mental health and accessing services and supports.