Last updated on: 6/28/2010 | Author: ProCon.org

Join Together Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of June 28, 2010

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Description:

“Join Together is a project of Boston University School of Public Health.

Since 1991 Join Together has been the nation’s leading provider of information, strategic planning assistance, and leadership development for community-based efforts to advance effective alcohol and drug policy, prevention, and treatment. We believe problems associated with alcohol and drugs can be best addressed at the community level…

Join Together’s principal constituents include community leaders, public officials, teachers, prevention and treatment professionals, parents and families. We encourage individuals to become actively involved in promoting policies and programs that are supported by sound research.”

“Who We Are,” www.jointogether.org (accessed June 28, 2010)

Mission:

“Our mission is expressed in our name. Join Together helps community leaders understand and use the most current scientifically valid prevention and treatment approaches. Our surveys have shown that communities with written strategies that are broadly supported by key leaders and institutions are the most likely to be successful in reducing and preventing alcohol and drug problems.”

“Who We Are,” www.jointogether.org (accessed June 28, 2010)

Other:
University community health project
Quoted in:
  1. Should Incarceration Be Substituted with Treatment for Drug Offenders?