Leominster Community Action Team (LCAT)

 

 “Never underestimate the power of a small group of committed people to change the world. In fact, it is the only thing that ever has.” ~ Margaret Mead

 

Our mission is to increase the health and wellness of the Leominster Community primarily by reducing youth substance use.

 

What is the LCAT?

LCAT was created by a dedicated and passionate team of community members who are committed to decreasing youth substance use and empowering youth with the tools and education they need to make positive choices and lead a healthy life.

 

Support Our Community and Join the Team

Interested in becoming a member of LCAT? We meet on the first Tuesday of the month from 3:40-4:30 PM virtually on Zoom. Complete a short interest form below and a member of the LCAT will reach out to you. 

 

Our Work

Enforcement Activities 

LCAT partners with the Leominster Police Department to implement compliance check programs, sticker shock campaigns, and education on social host liability.

Evidence-Based Prevention Curriclum

LCAT has trained facilitators in several evidence-based prevention curricula and works with schools and youth-serving organizations to implement training

Parent Prevention Training

Community Assessment

The LCAT team is committed to continuous evaluation of community needs and data collection in order to implement the best policies and practices for prevention.

Social Media Campaigns

Social media is a powerful tool that we use to educate the community on substance use information and strategies for prevention.

 

Our Partners

To create drug-free communities we work with a variety of partners including youth, parents, businesses, media, schools, youth-serving organizations, law enforcement, civic/volunteer organizations, religious/fraternal organizations, healthcare professionals, state/local/tribal government, and substance abuse organizations. 

Contact

Leominster Community Action Team (LCAT)
c/o LUK, Inc.
545 Westminster Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420

Phone: 800-579-0000 | Fax: 978-345-3602

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Prevention Resources

The National Institute on Drug Abuse

MA Bureau of Substance Addiction Services

Documentaries

MA DPH Vaping Toolkit for Schools

Parents

SAMSHA Talk They Hear You

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Parent/ Professional Advocacy League

Worcester DA’s Office on Social Host Law

Virtual Learning Resources

Catch My Breath: Free Vaping Curriculum

CATCH My Breath is a peer-reviewed, evidence-based youth vaping prevention program developed by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health.

The Truth Initiative: Free Vaping Curriculum

To educate America’s students about the health dangers of e-cigarette use and reverse the pervasive youth vaping epidemic, Truth Initiative and Kaiser Permanente in collaboration with the American Heart Association, have launched a national youth vaping prevention curriculum called Vaping: Know the truth.

Clearing the Vape

Explore the South West Utah Department of Public Health’s free online curriculum on what is known about vaping.

Games/Quizzes

NIDA Scholastic Activity: Drugs and Your Body

Interactive activity for youth to find out what drugs can do to their body.

NIDA Kahoot Quiz: Teen Drug Use

2020 Drug and Alcohol IQ Challenge

National Institute on Drug Abuse: Drugs Facts Jeopardy Challenge