Helping Parents Prevent Youth Substance Abuse


Oceana County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition 

The Oceana County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition, established in April 2016, is a collaborative group of community leaders and stakeholders who are passionate about achieving a measurable reduction in youth drug and alcohol use.  The coalition empowers our community to engage in effective, local, data-driven strategies to reduce and prevent youth and young adult drug and alcohol use. 

For more information-

Contact: Kortni Garcia, Health Educator

Phone: (231) 902 -8539


Oceana Prevention Partnership for Change (TOPPC) Youth Committee

TOPPC is a group of high school students from Pentwater, Walkerville, Shelby and Hart High Schools and serves as the foundation for youth prevention in Oceana County. These youth are empowered to promote healthy lifestyles and prevent risky behaviors in the areas of substance abuse, teen pregnancy, suicide, bullying, nutrition, physical activity and more. They do this through community events, school education, social media, and word of mouth.

For more information- 


Facebook: TOPPC – Oceana Solutions

Twitter: @oceanasolutions


District Health Department #10

DHD#10 is currently working to reduce access, change perceptions, help guide parents through challenging conversations, and rally community support for reducing tobacco, marijuana, alcohol and prescription drug misuse in our youth. DHD#10 can currently provide the following services at no cost:

1. Education Sessions- sessions can be provided in any setting for small or large groups. (Lunch and learn, community events, staff meetings, trainings, parent groups)

2. Print Resources- provide the latest resources to help you and your agency stay current on drug trends and share accurate information.

3. School Programming- provide evidence-based substance abuse prevention education to schools.

4. TIPS Training- Training for Intervention Procedures trainings for local establishments that serve alcohol. The training helps people working in the service industry learn to responsibly serve alcohol and prevent underage consumption.

For more information-

Contact: Kate Donaldson, Health Educator

Phone: (231) 902-8537


Supporting County | Oceana

Yellow Jug, Old Drug Drop-Off Locations

Bob’s Drugs – 194 N Division Ave, Hesperia – 231-854-6605

Oceana (HomeTown) Pharmacy – 819 S. State St, Hart – 231-873-3540

SHOPKO Pharmacy – 2278 N Comfort Dr,  Hart – 231-873-1843

West Shore Pharmacy – 18 S State S, Hart – 231-873-3609

Shelby (HomeTown) Pharmacy – 178 N. Michigan, Shelby – 231-861-4341

Law Enforcement Drop-Off Sites

Michigan State Police Post – 3793 W Polk Rd, Hart – 231-873-2171

Oceana Sheriff Department – 216 Lincoln, Hart – 231-873-2121


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