2018

2018

Prevention efforts in the SW Washington Region thrive. KLASAC received DFC grant funding and hit the ground running. Central Vancouver was awarded funding to start a new CPWI coalition beginning December 2018. Kathy Deschner from Prevent Together Battle Ground...
2017

2017

To celebrate 10 years of prevention work, PREVENT! updated its branding, logo, mission and name to Prevent Coalition. The coalition mission is: Supporting and Connecting Communities to Build Resilience and Prevent Youth Substance Use. The Coalition is rolling out the...
2016

2016

In 2016, Leanne Reid joined as Co-coordinator with Megan to coordinate the newly awarded Department of Health Grant for marijuana prevention. Through the marijuana prevention grant, PREVENT! created the Youth Now Prevention Initiative, the Weed Can Wait campaign,...
2015

2015

In 2015, Megan Streeter joined PREVENT! staff as the full time coordinator. PREVENT! received a grant to mentor the Evergreen community forming a new substance abuse coalition, Connect Evergreen. PREVENT! collaborated with Leadership Clark County to implement a point...
2014

2014

In 2014, the city of Vancouver passed an ordinance prohibiting the sale of drug paraphernalia in stores where minors can enter. PREVENT! and STASHA youth provided data, educational resources and testimony at the Vancouver City Council Public Hearing about the proposed...
2013

2013

In 2013, PREVENT! received a second mentoring grant to mentor a substance abuse prevention coalition in La Center. The coalition provided training, technical assistance and expertise to La Center as the community built capacity.  At the Ads and Subtracts event,...