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pop_logo_70percent Power of Prevention is a local coalition that works with community partners to make Northern Aroostook a healthier place to live and work. Much of our work is through education and awareness as well as policy and environmental change in five areas: physical activity, nutrition, tobacco, substance abuse, and chronic disease.

We receive funding and support from the Maine Office of Substance Abuse.  Power of Prevention is hosted in Caribou by Cary Medical Center and in Fort Kent by Northern Maine Medical Center.

Power of Prevention is a community coalition dedicated to improving the health and well-being of Aroostook County citizens through collaborative community action, education, and prevention.

Prime For LifePrime For Life® is an evidence-based motivational prevention, intervention and pretreatment program specifically designed for people who might be making high-risk choices. It is designed to change drinking and drug use behaviors by changing beliefs, attitudes, risk perceptions, motivations, and the knowledge of how to reduce their risk of alcohol- and drug-related problems throughout their lives. Because Prime For Life® includes both prevention and intervention content, it is also designed in a way that serves universal, selective, and indicated audiences with program delivery options for each.