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Conejo Mountain Memorial Park is a Corporate Sponsor of Saving Lives Camarillo  

 OUR MISSION STATEMENT AND GOALS

The mission of Saving Lives Camarillo is to reduce alcohol, tobacco, and other drug problems among Camarillo youth using media advocacy and proven public health and safety strategies that reduce availability.   
 

GOALS

 Our Coalition has two main goals. First: Establish and strengthen collaboration among communities, private nonprofit agencies and Federal, State and local governments to support the efforts of community coalitions to prevent and reduce substance abuse among youth. Second: Reduce substance abuse among youth and, over time, among adults by addressing the factors in a community that increase the risk of substance abuse and promoting the factors that minimize the risk of substance abuse.

 Saving Lives Camarillo Coalition is a network of individuals and organizations who are committed to the reduction of underage use of alcohol and drugs. The organization is a 2010 recipient of a federal Drug Free Communities grant, funded through the Office of the National Drug Control policy. Grantees are located in all fifty states. A grant award of $125,000, renewable for ten years, will provide an opportunity to build a firm base for proactive work to extend across the community.

 Our Coalition services Camarillo, CA, an urban area with a population of 64,000.

The Coalition will achieve its goals by implementing these strategies.

  • Media Advocacy
  • Increased Enforcement
  • Changes in Policies 
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  • Ventura County Behavioral Health

  • Through the support of Ventura County behavioral Health,  Saving Lives Camarillo has received funding to support efforts in reducing prescription and over the counter Drug Abuse amongst youth in Camarillo. 

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Each month our Drug Free Coalition (DFC) meets to discuss and implement various strategies to eliminate/reduce access to Drugs and Alcohol to middle school and high school youths 11-17 years of age.


 Our next Coalition Meeting is scheduled for 

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013 @ 5:30 PM

 at Chabad of Camarillo - 5800 Santa Rosa Rd. #112 Camarillo, CA 93012

We urge all concerned parents, teens, and community leaders, to attend. No RSVP necessary.  

 

PHOTOS OF PAST EVENTS

  

Community Forum - March 2011 Community Forum - March 2011 Optimist Club - July, 2011 Optimist Club - July, 2011 CADCA Training - Tacoma, WA CADCA Training - Tacoma, WA Training Session - September 2011 Training Session - September 20, 2011 Teacher Meet and Greet - September 20, 2011 Teacher Meet and Greet - September 20, 2011 Sky High Sports Youth Event October 23, 2011 Sky High Sports Youth Event October 23, 2011 Parent Education Workshop - October 25, 2011 Parent Education Workshop - October 25, 2011 Camarillo High School Presentation - October 28, 2011 Camarillo High School Presentation - October 28, 2011 Camarillo Fiesta - July, 2011 Camarillo Fiesta - July, 2011 PTSA Events 2012 PTSA Events 2012 Grant Award Ceremony April 24, 2012 Grant Award Ceremony April 24, 2012 PTSA Award Ceremony April 30, 2012 PTSA Award Ceremony April 30, 2012 Senior Award Night Senior Award Night Sting Operation Sting Operation 

SAVING LIVES CAMARILLO IN THE MEDIA

2010

http://www.vcstar.com/news/2010/sep/19/chabad-of-camarillo-gets-625000-to-fight-drug/

2011

http://www.vcstar.com/news/2011/nov/25/saving-lives-camarillo-aims-to-prevent-drug/

 

http://www.thecamarilloacorn.com/news/2011-03-04/Schools/Free_event_raises_awarness_of_teen_challenges.html

 

http://www.thecamarilloacorn.com/news/2011-10-21/Community/Community_Briefs.html

 2012

http://www.ventura101.com/2012/03/12/the-secret-life-of-the-american-teenager-exposed-at-reality-parties-parents-of-teens-are-invited/ 

UPCOMING EVENTS

 Join us for our next Saving Lives Camarillo Coalition meeting on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 5:30pm at Chabad of Camarillo  - 5800 Santa Rosa Rd. #112 (behind the Bank of America)

RESOURCES

Ventura County Limits

visit site  

CONTACTS

Director

 Rabbi Aryeh Lang

Ph. 805-383-7882

e-mail: rabbiari@chabadcamarillo.com     
    

Community Liaison 

Gail F. Wander 

Ph. 805-383-7882

e-mail: gail@savinglivescamarillo.com