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Help Prevent Youth Substance Abuse and Underage Drinking. Get Involved!


Become an active member of the PREVENT! Coalition

Are you concerned about the negative effects that alcohol, tobacco and other drugs are having on the health of your community? Join your local coalition and make a difference.  Whatever your skill set, work experience, or passion, you can become involved by attending monthly meetings or joining a task force to work on specific issues.  Opportunities include: working for and with youth, community assessment and data analysis, fundraising, event planning, media development, advocacy and more.


Join us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/preventcoalition and our mailing list by emailing Joy.lyons@esd112.org

You can call us at 360-952-3397


Our members include:


School Districts and School Prevention Specialists

  • Battle Ground School District
  • Camas School District
  • ESD 112
  • Evergreen Public Schools
  • Hockinson School District
  • LaCenter School District
  • Ridgefield School District
  • Vancouver School District
  • Washougal School District

Clark County

  • Clark County Sheriff's Office
  • Clark County Community Services
  • Youth Program Manager, Community Mobilization/Prevention Department of Community Services

  • Clark County Prevention Specialist

  • Department of Community Services Teen Talk

  • Tobacco Prevention & Education Program, Clark County Public Health

  • Clark County Peer Educators

Other Members

  • AWARE
  • City of Vancouver
  • Clark College
  • Clark County Meth Action Team
  • First United Methodist Church
  • Latino Community Resources Group
  • Northwest Recovery Center
  • ROCKSOLID Youth Program
  • Solutions Employee Assistance Program SW Washington Medical Center
  • Vancouver Police Department 
  • YWCA of Clark County
  • Xchange Church
  • Vancouver Soccer Alliance

Various Youth Members

  • Strong Teens Against Substance Hazards and Abuse (STASHA) Clark County Peer Educators
  • Mt. View Prevention Club
  • La Center Middle School Prevention Club
  • Skyridge Middle School Prevention Club
  • Jemtegaard Middle School Prevention Club
  • Hockinson High School Prevention Club

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Consultants

  • Merit Research
  • Custom Writing Services, Inc
  • Guardino Consulting, Inc
  • UrbanWords Group

Sponsor a Local Prevention Club 
PREVENT! supports school-based prevention clubs.  Prevention clubs provide youth with the opportunity to conduct prevention education with their peers and community.  Clubs provide healthy and positive opportunities for youth involvement and increased awareness about substance abuse.

Help support the program by donating money to fund events, supplies, and activities or become a mentoring agency and sponsor a prevention club, making a commitment to work on community projects together.  

"I have extreme gratitude for the grant money you sent my way last year. I am looking so forward to PREVENT! support for monthly activities for my prevention club! I just feel like that's really going to be helpful!"

- a Clark County High School Prevention Specialist

Support Community Prevention Events

PREVENT! organizes community events that increase awareness, facilitate discussion, and bring our community together around prevention issues. PREVENT! hosts community forums, town halls, speakers, workshops and fun events.  Join a planning team or show your support through donations or sponsorship of an event.

 

Draw the Line between you and underage drinking!  Join our Let's Draw the Line Campain and join teens, parents, and community members across the state.

PREVENT!
The Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition of Clark County
2500 NE 65th Avenue
Vancouver, WA 98661-6812
Phone: 360-952-3397

Email: joy.lyons@esd112.org