Become a


A caring adult can make all the difference in a young person’s choices around substance use. Your connection can be their key to prevention. Make your mark – become a mentor today!

The Governor’s Prevention Partnership builds statewide capacity to prevent underage drinking and substance use and builds strategic alliances to promote the overall well-being of Connecticut’s future workforce.

Becoming a mentor is your chance to help a young person realize they’re not alone, that they’re capable of more than they know, and in doing so, you might just discover you’re capable of more, too.

We are proud to partner with Deterra to distribute tens of thousands of drug deactivation pouches to Connecticut families. Help eliminate a potential risk at the source, and learn how to have conversations about substance misuse prevention.

We offer no-cost technical assistance for mentoring programs. Learn how you can receive up to 30 hours of free training.

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Prevention Starts with YOU!

With our community partners, we’re distributing 50,000 conversation starters and drug deactivation and disposal kits that make it easier than ever to keep your home and family safe from harmful substances!

Click “Learn More!” to find out how you can talk with your family about the dangers of substance use, and to get your Deterra drug deactivation pouch today!