Jefferson County Drug Free Coalition

Jefferson County Drug Free Coalition

PHONE: 920-674-7232

The Mission of the Jefferson County Drug Free Coalition is to prevent and reduce alcohol, tobacco, and drug abuse among youth and the greater community through county-wide collaboration.

Everyone is welcome to attend meetings:
2nd Fridays of every month 8-9 am
UW Extension
864 Collins Road
Jefferson, WI 53549

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Alcohol, tobacco and other drug use is a growing concern in Jefferson County.  

  • 8 drug overdose deaths in 2016
  • Over 300 drug-related hospital encounters in 2016
  • 349 people in the county cited for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and liquor law arrests (2014)
  • 13 alcohol-related, and 27 drug-related student suspension and expulsions during 2013-2014 school year
  • 18% of adults in Jefferson County engage in binge drinking (2013)

 (source: Wisconsin Department of Health Services WISH Database; Wisconsin Epidemiological)

Profile Community partners include:

  • Aurora Medical Center
  • Businesses
  • Dave Gallup Foundation
  • Faith communities
  • Fort HealthCare
  • Jefferson County Alcohol & Drug Treatment Court
  • Jefferson County Drug Task Force
  • Jefferson County Health Department
  • Jefferson County Human Services
  • Jefferson County School Districts
  • Local Law Enforcement
  • Tobacco-Free Community
  • Watertown Health Department
  • Watertown Regional Medical Center
  • Volunteers and Concerned Citizens