Communication specialist will be responsible to ensure successful implementation of the communication plan, which will include relevant public health campaigns including but not limited to NARCAN, alcohol and drug prevention and relevant laws that are related. The Communication Specialist will need to be able to work with diverse stakeholders, oversee contracts and follow the process for CDC approved message development. The Communication Specialist will work to coordinate and engage prevention specific programs, including mobilizing of volunteers to support these local programs. The VISTAs efforts will work on decreasing substance misuse in an effort to decrease impoverished individuals suffering with addiction and lead them in a direction of self sufficiency.