Our Message is Simple: Marijuana is a Dangerous Drug
Despite what you may have heard, marijuana is a harmful substance. Teens who use have lower grades, are less likely to graduate, and are more likely to be unemployed. Does that sound like the future we want for our kids? The Alliance for Marijuana Prevention (AMP) is focused on educating parents and teens about the effects of marijuana use. We are a collection of community leaders, law enforcement officials, parents, and educators who have banded together to help educate youth and young adults on the risks of marijuana use.
What are we Doing to Curb Marijuana Usage?
Based on the research, marijuana prevention and recovery programs are setup to help current users and those at risk. The Alliance for Marijuana Prevention Coalition and Fresh Coast Alliance want to “Shatter the Myths” in your school. Hear the personal stories of people who have faced the untold consequences of drug use. AMP has hosted “Shattering the Myths” at 8 different schools in Muskegon County. The presentations are hosted by DJ Hilson of the Muskegon County Prosecutors Office and features several recovery speakers who share their personal stories of being involved with drugs. Our AMP Partners are: Muskegon Parole Office, Sheriff’s Office, Muskegon County Prosecutor’s Office, Fresh Coast Alliance, Health Project, and Mercy Health Muskegon
- Learn how to protect yourself and others
- Hear the untold consequences of drug abuse
- Learn the consequences of making bad choices
Click on the images below to view our marijuana fact sheets
‘Shattering the Myths:’ Officials host talk on drug addiction in Muskegon County
Community Discussion on the Dangers of Drugs
Heroin, Marijuana, Addiction and Recovery Explored at Community Talk
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You Can't Argue with the Facts.
Nate Johnson is cofounder of Fresh Coast Alliance, a nonprofit organization that serves men and women struggling with addiction and/or reentry from incarceration.
The vision to serve formerly incarcerated individuals was formed during Nate’s own 12 ½ years of confinement. Time, and time again, Nate saw people return to prison. It was in these moments that Nate knew that he needed to set his focus on serving those returning home, by offering solutions to a broken system, thus eliminating the revolving door for individuals so desperately seeking a fresh start. It wasn’t long after returning home before realizing that reentry and recovery were two sides of the same coin. Hence, Fresh Coast Alliance has sought to be a part of the solution to Addiction and ReEntry in Muskegon.