PREVENT! The Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition of Clark County
PREVENT! is a local substance abuse prevention coalition working for a healthy, thriving and drug-free Clark County, Washington. PREVENT! is comprised of parents, youth, business owners, medical professionals, government, media, faith-based organizations, and more, all working together to build a healthy, thriving, drug-free community. Since 2007, PREVENT! has been implementing a federal, Drug Free Communities Support Grant awareded by the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA). In September of 2012, PREVENT! received a renewal of this grant for an additional 5 years and $625,000. This grant as well as additional local funding will be implemented in Clark County to support community wide prevention initiatives around underage drinking, marijuana and prescription pills.
"Working Together for a Healthy, Thriving Clark County Free of the Effects of Substance Abuse"
To prevent and reduce youth substance abuse and underage drinking through increased collaboration for community-level change.
"I partner with PREVENT! because they are passionate and innovative
about community-level change. They are a strong prevention voice!" - A Clark County Prevention Specialist