May is Mental Health Awareness Month!

As providers and staff in schools, you are oftentimes positioned to best recognize mental health concerns in your students and connect them to services. But in addition to recognizing and addressing mental health, you also play a huge role in promoting mental wellbeing and resilience among your students. For all the roles that you play from prevention to treatment,…

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…

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 Trainings

The King County Youth Marijuana Prevention and Education Program is sponsoring three free trainings in Spring 2017. (Click the images to enlarge.) NAVIGATING PREVENTION SCIENCE: THE ESSENTIALS WORKSHOP Wednesday, April 19th, 2017, 1:00 – 3:30 pm Description: Participants will learn the basics of community-level youth substance abuse prevention and can apply learnings to develop grant applications…

Teen Drug Use…Is It Inevitable?

Prevention WINS Coalition is hosting a Town Hall meeting on Thursday, December 1, 2016 from 6:30-8:30pm at Nathan Hale High School in Seattle, WA. A panel of experts wil include Dr. Cari McCarty (Seattle Children’s Hospital), Dr. Kevin Haggerty (University of Washington, Social Development Research Group), and students from Nathan Hale and University Prep High Schools. A resource…