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Student Assistance Program Grant

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The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services awarded a grant to the Newport School District for $60,000 for 1-2 years. This grant is to implement Project Success, a substance abuse prevention and referral program for youth in grades 5-12. Natasha English was hired as the Substance Abuse Program Counselor in December of 2014. Activities contained in this grant include Sticker Shock; placing stickers warning about buying alcohol for minors on beverages that contain alcohol bought in local stores, , family/community activities, group interventions, individual support., and attending the CADCA conference in Washington, D.C.; pictured above you see Natasha English and Katherine Moaratty of Newport School District and Liz Hennig and Bridget Taylor of Communities United with Senator Ayotte who received an award for her work toward Substance Abuse Prevention.