The Substance Abuse Task Force is comrpised of the Underage Drinking Task Force and Marijuana Coalition and meets monthly.

It is comprised of representatives from school districts, law enforcement, local businesses, faith community, government representatives, youth organizations and many others! Anyone is welcome to join! For more information and meeting times, contact Irene Caballero at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2015 Strategies

  • Law Enforcement Operations.
  • Policy Changes.
  • Power of Parents presentations. 
  • Develop media campaigns to reach Shawnee County residents.

History of the Task Force

Power of Parents

The Underage Drinking Task Force is excited to be offering MADD Power of Parents workshops in Shawnee County. This 30-minute presentation gives tips to parents/caregivers on how to communicate with their children. If you are interested in attending a presentation, organizing a presentation for your group or becoming a trainer, please contact Irene or Jamie at 785.266.4606. This presentation is also available in Spanish.  





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