Portage County Coalition for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention

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Our coalition offers community educational events, quarterly meetings, and shares national and local data to help keep you informed of alcohol and drug trends. 

Who we are.


Our coalition now has over 100 community members who work on making a difference in the area of alcohol and drug abuse prevention. As we work together, we hope to achieve long term cultural change that supports positive adult modeling and decreases the harmful effects of high risk drinking among Portage County residents. The Coalition has four Action Teams that focus on community education and awareness; advocacy; community prevention strategies; and evaluation, data monitoring, and research.

What we do.


The Portage County Coalition for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention focuses on awareness, education, and advocacy. Our mission is to build a healthy community by reducing alcohol and other drug abuse in Portage County. 

Holding Hands

Need Help Now? 

View the below Crisis Lines

Wisconsin 2-1-1 

This great resource connects the caller to a specialist that can help with their specific needs.





A free text-based emotional support service that is available 24/7. Text HOPELINE to 741741 from anywhere, anytime, about any type of challenge or struggle. 


CAP Services

A source that helps to support physical and emotional well being. 




Suicide Prevention Hotline


This 24 hour hotline provides a free resource for emotional health and suicide prevention.


Since our beginning, the Portage County Coalition for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention has been proud to serve the Portage County community. We’re committed to not only providing quality resources, events, and services, but going above and beyond to ensure our community achieves a high level of well-being. We welcome you to look through our site to see all we have to offer.