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    About Preventionfocus


A community where individuals make safe and healthy choices in an environment that promotes acceptance and support.

A Message From Our Executive Director

Matthew G. Smith, CPP

About Preventionfocus

Prevention is a proactive approach that keeps healthy people healthy and gives those at higher risk a better chance of avoiding dangerous and unhealthy behaviors. Underage drinking, substance abuse, problem gambling, bullying, obesity, violence, suicide, and a host of related problems can be reduced when the proper prevention strategies are implemented. Preventionfocus puts such strategies to work every day in an effort to stop problems before they start.

We give children, teens, and adults the skills and information they need to make safer and healthier choices. We also work to impact laws, policies, norms and beliefs that make those choices easier and more likely.

Contact us to see how we can make safe and healthy happen for you!

Board Officers

John J. Riccardi, Esq.
Attorney at Law

Vice President
James LiPuma
Educational Consultant

Andrew Fretthold, CPA
PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP

Melinda Grabowski
Gibson, McAskill & Crosby, LLP

Board Members

Mary Haggerty
Educational Consultant

Christine Proulx Grzyb
Lumsden McCormick LLP

Kristen Militello
Precision Resolution, LLC

Roan Moncrieffe
AAA Insurance Company

Kristin Scaringi
CSS Health

Robert Sonnenberger, CPA
Delaware North Companies

Kimberly Wallace, Esq.

Our Government Partners and Collaborators

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