The purpose of the H.O.P.E. Coalition is to establish and strengthen collaboration among individuals, organizations and, Tribal and Non-Tribal Governmental agencies at the local, regional, state and national levels with the goal of preventing and reducing substance misuse among youth and young adults and, over time, adults by reducing the risk factors in our community which support substance misuse and increase the protective factors which support healthy behaviors. The H.O.P.E. Coalition meets the second Thursday of each month from 3:30pm to 5:00pm. To join our virtual meetings click the following link: and use the password Prevent.

For more information contact Loyd Platson at 907-747-3636 or

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