Rural Prevention Conference

The Rural Network, a group of volunteers and leaders across Washington state who work towards building resiliency and preventing youth substance misuse in rural communities, are hosting their first annual Rural Prevention Conference September 22 – 23 at the Yakima Convention Center.

Connection is the Best Prevention

Prevent | Reduce | Educate | Voice | Empower | Nurture | Transform

Rural Prevention Toolkit

Access tools created for rural, by rural. Current toolkit elements include a stock photo library of culturally appropriate images for campaigns, and a gallery of success stories sharing insights on how to adapt prevention strategies for rural conditions.

Prevent Coalition Podcast

Prevent Podcast New Episode

Washington Map of Coalitions

Find a community organization near you looking to address youth substance misuse. Collaborative with coalitions working towards your cause. 

Find Your Good

Coalitions and Community Organizations can access the free campaign toolkit online. Promote healthy coping skills and positive alternatives to substance use with this online social media toolkit.

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CADCA Coalition of Excellence
CADCA Coalition of Excellence

We received the 2021 Coalition of Excellence Award presented by CADCA’s Got Outcomes program. This honor recognizes coalitions that achieve measurable success in community-level substance misuse related outcomes by implementing a comprehensive and feasible plan guided by local data.

We received the 2021 Blue Ribbon recognition presented by CADCA’s Got Outcomes program. This credential is awarded to high performing coalitions who do an exceptional job creating a foundation for their work, and developing comprehensive plans. 

About Prevent Coalition

Prevent is a youth substance abuse prevention coalition working for healthy, thriving, and substance-free communities in Clark, Klickitat and Skamania counties. Prevent implements initiatives for rural communities across Washington State.

Prevent has been connecting and supporting communities since 2003. Efforts are funded by state and federal grants, made possible by volunteers 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

5:00 pm KLASAC Meeting @ Locations vary
KLASAC Meeting @ Locations vary
Aug 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
3rd Wednesday of every month from 5-6:30pm. Email Coordinator or check Facebook page for location details.
10:00 am Locks Save Lives Home Stakeholde... @ Zoom
Locks Save Lives Home Stakeholde... @ Zoom
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Stakeholder Committee meets quarterly from 10-11:30a via Zoom. Participation on the Locks Save Lives Home Stakeholder Committee is voluntary and by invitation only.
12:00 pm Unite! Washougal Coalition Meeting @ Children's Home Society
Unite! Washougal Coalition Meeting @ Children's Home Society
Aug 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
4th Thursday of every month from 12-1:30pm.
2:00 pm Rural Network Meeting @ Online Conference Call
Rural Network Meeting @ Online Conference Call
Aug 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
This is an open meeting for rural community members and volunteers to engage in prevention and education work, connect, and support one another. Link to join meeting and agenda emailed out the day prior. For[...]