Boone County Alliance
2010 - BCA founded by concerned community members after a tragic, alcohol-related teen death.
2013 - The Heroin Task Force was created in response to the heroin epidemic in Boone County. Joined forces with BCA to maximize resources and efforts.
2014 - BCA awarded Drug Free Communities (DFC) grant by the Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention.
BCA provides education to legislators on the substance abuse issues affecting Boone County. In December 2015, BCA, along with other community partners, hosted a regional forum for the public regarding the dangers of marijuana use.
Alcohol Tip Line 1-859-261-1001
Our vision is to create a united community where all youth will be drug free. We accomplish our vision by building community partnerships to reduce and prevent substance use/abuse among youth, their families, and those in future generations.
Currently, BCA has members representing various sectors of the community, including education, civic and faith-based organizations, local media, and other agencies that focus on substance abuse prevention.
BCA's primary role in the community is to prevent drug and alcohol use among youth and reduce incidence of substance abuse among current users through education, awareness, and community interventions.
Our mission is to prevent substance abuse through education, advocacy and implementing sound strategies.