2012 Washington State Healthy Youth Survey
|In 2012 more than 200,000 students in grades 6, 8, 10 and 12 took the Washington State Healthy Youth Survey. Survey results (PDF) show alcohol use has dropped among all grades surveyed since 2010.|
|STASHA Peer Education Summary|
Underage Drinking Prevention Report (Released April 3, 2013): SAMHSA_Underage_Drinking_Prevention_Report
Prescription & OTC Drug Abuse Brochure (PDF 1.3MB)
Youth alcohol use in Clark County - 2006 (PDF)
Prevention Services are funded by the Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse (DASA). Funds support a ounty Prevention Specialist position, and local alcohol, tobacco, and other drug prevention programs and activities.
Prevention focuses on delaying the onset of the use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, and uses a risk/protective factor model as a framework to carry out and evaluate this work.
The Prevention Specialist is responsible for:
- A community needs assessment to determine the community's priority risk and protective factors, and the best strategies to address those factors.
- Distribution of DASA funds to support local prevention programs and activities that address the identified risk/protective factors;
- Evaluation of prevention programs.
- Preparing reports and grant applications.
- Collaboration with various community groups and agencies on alcohol and drug prevention activities.
- Providing Prevention information to individuals and organizations;
- Participation in statewide prevention planning initiatives.
For more information please contact:
DeDe Sieler, Program Manager
(360) 397-2130 ext. 5229