Communities that Care

Communities that Care (CTC) is an evidence based prevention planning system that enhances existing coalitions and community partner initiatives to address youth substance abuse. CTC coalition forms to identify prevention priorities and implement evidence-based strategies to address the behavior.  
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Summit County CTC Vision Statement

Summit County is a diverse community, actively supporting and inspiring youth and families to live, work, and play responsibly throughout life.

5 Phases of CTC


  • Phase 1:

    Get Started
  • Phase 2:

    Getting Organized
  • Phase 3:

    Develop a Community Profile
  • Phase 4:

    Create a Community Action Plan
  • Phase 5:

    Implement and Evaluate

CTC Workgroups


  • Board Mai

    ntenance 
  • Data Analysis
  • Funding
  • Public Relations and Media Outreach
  • Community Assessment
  • Youth Involvement 
 

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​Youth Coalition

​Summit County believes in the power and impact that having young people at the table has in our community. The CTC youth coalition members join the conversations and work being done in each workgroup and provide an integral voice in this process. Students may join this process and remain involved for as long as they wish. Volunteer hours as well as stipend reimbursement is given to coalition members. 


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