Connection is the Best Prevention


About Prevent Coalition

Prevent Coalition is a local youth substance use prevention coalition working for a healthy, thriving, and substance-free SW Washington Region including Clark, Klickitat and Skamania counties. 

Prevent Coalition has been connecting and supporting communities since 2003. Efforts are funded by multiple state and federal grants, made possible by diverse community members like you. 

Dispose Meds Safely

Unwanted medications can be disposed of year-round at several collection sites across Clark County.
Drug Take Back Event

Events & Training

Upcoming Events

3:30 pm Youth Empowerment Project Meeting @ ESD 112 Conference Center
Youth Empowerment Project Meeting @ ESD 112 Conference Center
Nov 19 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Youth Empowerment Project Meeting @ ESD 112 Conference Center
Learn more at  Click here for more information.  Teens and caring adults are invited to join the Youth Empowerment Project (or YEP!). Starting September 2019, volunteers will join together as equal partners to build[...]
12:30 pm Webinar: Trauma & Brain Science @ Online
Webinar: Trauma & Brain Science @ Online
Nov 19 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
5:00 pm KLASAC Meeting @ Locations vary
KLASAC Meeting @ Locations vary
Nov 20 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
3rd Wednesday of every month from 5-6:30pm. Email Coordinator or check Facebook page for location details.

Drug Take Back Committee

Meets as needed in advance of the annual April and October National DEA Drug Take-Back Events. The committee helps implement our opioid prevention grant by planning and hosting disposal sites accepting unused, expired and unwanted prescription or over-the-counter medications for safe, free disposal in Clark, Skamania and Klickitat counties. To support these efforts contact

Youth Empowerment Project

We’re building community in Southwest Washington, empowering youth to lead healthy lives. We see youth and adults as equal partners. We motivate and inspire young people to pursue goals and dreams. We help overcome obstacles and build resilience. YEP members live out our story and keep our community strong.

We meet the 3rd Tuesday of every month from 3:30-5 pm at ESD 112 Conference Center. Optional new member orientation is every month from 2:30-3:30 pm before each meeting. Contact Click here to read our story. 

Prevent Steering Committee

 Got event planning skills? Join our working leadership committee, meeting on a quarterly basis, who helps guide the strategic prevention work of Prevent Coalition within Clark County.Plan and promote the quarterly coalition events, conduct outreach to bring members and partners to the coalition and represent Prevent at community events or presentations. If you’re interested, contact