Helping Parents Prevent Youth Substance Abuse


Alpena Prevention Policy Board



Advancing Substance Abuse Prevention Efforts in Alpena County


Meet Us Quarterly

Meetings are quarterly, the second Tuesday of the following months: 

  • Feb
  • May 
  • August
  • November

In the meeting room of the Alpena Public Board on Gordon Rd.

Staff Person

Donna Hardies


phone: 989-356-6385

Connect with Us


Drug Collection Box Locations

Controlled substances collected in Red Barrel locations:   

  • Alpena MSP Post
  • Alpena County Sheriff's Department
  • Alpena City Police


County Prevention Initivatives and Accomplishments 

  • Social Host 
  • TIPS trainings
  • Graduation Letter for seniors and parents
  • Prom Pizza Stickers
  • Sticker Shock/alcohol retailers
  • Botvins to 7th grade students
  • Synar/youth tobacco compliance
  • Physician Trainings
  • Community presentations on Monitor, Secure, Dispose- Opioid Abuse education


Use the TalkSooner app for tips on how to talk to your kids about not using alcohol or other drugs.