Gunnison County Substance Abuse Prevention Project (GCSAPP)


Prevention is a process that promotes healthy youth, families, and communities.

GCSAPP is a community coalition that uses education, policy, and programming informed by community data, needs ,and culture to promote protective factors and reduce risk factors.

GCSAPP  cares about the health of Gunnison County, from youth to families to the community as a whole.  Through the work of the coalition, youth are supported and celebrated in making healthy decisions.  The mission of GCSAPP is to utilize evidence-based strategies and community mobilization to reduce substance use by youth in Gunnison County so youth can become healthy, stable, and productively involved in their communities.