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The Governor's Prevention Partnership equips, empowers, and connects organizations, communities, and families to prevent substance abuse, underage drinking, and violence among youth and promotes positive outcomes for all young people in Connecticut.

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Wethersfield, CT (January 6, 2020) –

Governor Ned Lamont has declared January “Connecticut Mentoring Month,” noting that young people with mentors are more likely to enroll in college, avoid substance abuse, and volunteer in their communities.

“Connecticut Mentoring Month is an opportunity to raise public awareness of the importance of mentoring,” Governor Lamont said. “The Governor’s Prevention Partnership provides the leadership, resources, training and state-wide coordination for community, school and faith-based mentoring programs throughout the state.”

Governor Prevention Partnership President/CEO Jill Spineti sits down with Fox 61's Jenn Bernstein and Al Terzi, to talk about recreational marijuana legislation in Connecticut.

Jill and Monique were interviewed on WFSB news about events in Connecticut, particularly the You Can Lead Youth Summit, recognizing National Prevention Week (May 12 - May 19).

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