Reading Coalition for Prevention & Support

Coalition Focus

Areas Served

Town of Reading

Located in

Funded by

Town of Reading


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Contact Us

Erica McNamara
[email protected]

Additional Information

Reading Coalition for Prevention & Support, formerly Reading Coalition Against Substance Abuse (RCASA). The Reading Coalition for Prevention & Support mobilizes community partners, residents and youth to build collaborative approaches and reduce youth substance abuse. The Coalition falls under the Detective Division of the Police Department and works closely with police, town and school liaisons to carry out their work. The Coalition Director, Outreach Coordinator and the Public Safety Clinician work closely with a 24-member Advisory Board and volunteers. Staff lead the Reading Police Crisis Intervention Team Follow-up Program and teach Mental Health First Aid USA courses.

Meets all coalition criteria. Updated by Erica McNamara on 5-31-22.