Facilitating opportunities to support and connect communities, build resilience and increase collaboration

In 2012, Joy Lyons joined PREVENT! as a Co-Coordinator and the coalition was awarded the second round of five years of funding at $125,000 per year.  In that year, the third 5K Prevention Walk in Camas was held, Let’s Draw the Line Community Assessment of Neighborhood Stores hosted, and the third Teens Care Too Summit was held at Clark College in partnership with STASHA youth.  The coalition held two drug take back events this year at 2 sites, collected over 1473 pounds of pills.   The Very Important Prevention Peeps celebrated over 50 committed coalition members and stakeholders who make the coalition successful and a leader in the community for substance abuse prevention.