80 by 18. The cost and consequences of underage drinking can be devastating and far-reaching. The good news is that every year more and more teenagers are choosing to be alcohol free. Palm Beach County Substance Awareness Coalition, as well as its partners and sponsors, have joined together to reach a remarkable goal: Get 80% of Palm Beach County teens to be alcohol-free by 2018.
Operation Pill Drop is a resource for locating all the places in Palm Beach County to drop off and safely dispose of unwanted prescription drugs. We’ve created an online map of all the locations as well as provided important information on what kind of medicine is and isn’t accepted. There are more than 21 locations in Palm Beach County. There’s one close to you!
877 MEANS 21 is a phone tip line to report anyone who buys for, sells to or provides alcohol to those under 21. Call the number, and let it be known that underage drinking and the costly consequences that come with it will not be tolerated in Palm Beach County.
Operation Grow Houses is an effort to report the owners of these properties that are used primarily for the production of marijuana and have proliferated in Palm Beach County in recent years. Grow houses are outfitted with extensive hydroponic equipment to provide water, food, and light to the plants, and the houses themselves are usually kept in good condition but they are known to attract criminal activity and can drop property values in their communities. This operation is in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County. If you have information, call 800-458-TIPS (8477)
School Bus Poster Contest is a way for students to do their share to raise awareness about underage drinking. Our annual School Bus Poster Contest encourages students to design anti-drinking posters, with winning and top entries displayed in nearly 1,000 Palm Beach County school buses as well as at the South Florida Fair. Contact us at 561-844-5952 to get more information. Learn more here.