“Young people are ambitious and want to be successful in life,” said Kasaundra Brown, MCSAP coordinator. “Unfortunately, they don’t realize that getting high will prevent them reaching their goals. This summit will help them realize that they need to live drug-free if they want to live the lives of their dreams.”
Deb Heffner said that the biggest takeaway overall was “the affirmation of how critical prevention is. Drug abuse and addiction cost our country billions of dollars. If we can invest in evidence-based prevention programming on the upfront, we will not only save individuals and families, but also save a significant amount of money.”
"Housing is one of the most powerful determinants of health," said PPI's Mike Bare. "Ultimately, we hope our work will improve the health and well-being of low-income Wisconsinites and their families."