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North Dakota Substance Abuse Prevention Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

Carrington Health Center's Healthy Communities Coalition

Healthy Communities Logo

Jan Bakke, coalition lead, accepting the Targeted Community award on behalf of the Healthy Communities Coalition of Carrington Health Center from Crystal Kraft, N.D. Department of Human Services.
Coalition's youth-led 'Above the Influence' campaign adds color to Main Street!"

Prevention Campaigns

Carrington in Action


  • Coalition Launches New Youth Campaign (Above the Influence) YouTube Video


  • Carrington Celebrates Red Ribbon Week - October - YouTube Video
  • Take A Closer Look: Don't Get Benched by Alcohol, Prevention Underage Drinking campaign at the Boys & Girls District, Regional, and State B Girls Tournament - March
  • 2011 State B Girls Basketball Champions - Go Cardinals!


  • Community-wide New Year’s Eve event - December


Community Needs Assessment


Our Substance Abuse Prevention Plan


Local News





Community Calendar

Check out local alcohol-free activities in Carrington – September 2010 – June 2011!



Carrington Area Chamber of Commerce Facebook Page
Carrington Health Center
City of Carrington Facebook Page
Foster County Health Rankings
Foster County
Foster County Independent
Foster County Public Health Facebook Page


The following businesses are key partners for our local substance abuse prevention coalition:

Carrington School District City Library
Dakota Growers Pasta Company Viterra City Hall
City of Carrington Carrington Fitness Center
Carrington Chamber of Commerce Foster County Public Health
State Highway Patrol Kiwanis
Carrington Ministerial Association Lions Club
Carrington Health Center  

For further substance abuse prevention information, contact Carrington's Community Prevention Specialist:

Crystal Kraft
Phone: 701-328-8602
E-mail: crykraft@nd.gov