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Clear Minds, Bright Futures

When looking at the needs of our community, Substance Addiction prevention is consistently ranked within the top three needs.

Substance Addiction Prevention Initiative

United Way of the Tanana Valley is committed to helping end substance abuse addiction in our community. United Way is a partner with the Fairbanks Wellness Coalition, who is working to prevent the non-medical use of prescription opioids (pain relievers such as Vicodin, Oxycontin,  and Fentanyl)  among 12-25 year olds, as well as the use of heroin use among 18-25 year olds.

United Way of the Tanana Valley also funds programs designed to help prevent Substance Addiction Prevention. Grants are given to agencies who can demonstrate an impact in this area.

Previous grant recipients include: