2019

2019

Grants were awarded. West Van for Youth and Prevent Together: Battle Ground Prevention Alliance were awarded DFC grants. New CPWI coalitions were formed in Longview and Klickitat. Prevent was awarded funding to implement vape education and joined the Washington Youth...
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...