Programs + Resources


Youth substance use prevention is everyone’s business. As an influencer in the community, businesses have the means to significantly affect a positive, safe and supportive community.

Casco Bay CAN provides businesses:

  • Resources on implementing drug-free policy in the workplace
  • Trainings for Responsible Beverage Servers or Sellers (RBS)
  • FREE Promotional materials for your business – coasters, Community Partner window decals, and recognition for your efforts in preventing and reducing underage drinking
  • Collaboration with retail businesses on Project Sticker Shock to educate and prevent adults from buying alcohol for underage individuals

What businesses can do:

  • Contact CAN to request a Responsible Beverage Servers or Sellers training today
  • Offer information to employees on the harmful effects of alcohol on youth
  • Host employee celebrations in a family-friendly event without alcohol
  • Provide referral services for families in need of assistance
  • Support programs and organizations keeping youth engaged and promoting healthy choices
  • Post information about the legal age of purchase and post signs about your ID checking policies at the entrance and near registers where age-restricted products are sold
  • Be mindful of displaying youth-oriented advertising for alcohol
  • Employ security practices to reduce underage theft of age-restricted products