Additional Marijuana and Vaping Resources

Community partners and providers working in school-based health may be interested in the following resources: Youth Empowerment Policy Systems & Environment Prevention Mini-grants Access to these resources can be provided by contacting Erin James with King County’s Department of Community and Human Services: Youth leadership toolkits for adults who work with youth clubs and prevention groups Marijuana…

DOH Launches “You Can” Marijuana Prevention and Education Campaign

Crossposted from the Washington State Department of Health newsletter. On Monday, April 9, 2018 the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is launching a statewide campaign, You Can, the next evolution of Listen2YourSelfie – DOH’s first Marijuana Prevention and Education Program to educate youth about the health effects and consequences of using marijuana. The new…

Funding Opportunity!

Crossposted from the King County Youth Marijuana Prevention Network Newsletter. The King County Youth Marijuana Prevention Program is seeking up to 10 community agencies, organizations and research/academic groups to conduct listening sessions with youth to understand their attitudes, knowledge and beliefs about marijuana. For more information, visit Public Health’s RFA website.  Applications are due on…

Under the Influence…of You

On October 19, 2017, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is re-launching a campaign to support community partners like school health staff to successfully educate adults about the influence they have in teens’ lives and how to make conversations about marijuana easier. DOH produced this campaign outreach toolkit which can help community partners like…

Marijuana Prevention Training

The King County Youth Marijuana Prevention Network is hosting trainings in late 2017 that may be of interest to our school-based health providers. Check them out! Workshop: Applying an Equity Lens Please join the fall gathering of the King County Youth Marijuana Prevention Network, where attendees will dive into the topic of equity and how it relates…