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Suicide Prevention

SAMHSA is a proud partner of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention(link is external), a public-private partnership with more than 200 participating organizations advancing the national strategy for suicide prevention. SAMHSA funds the Suicide Prevention Resource Center to act as … Continue reading

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Underage Drinking is Everyone’s Problem.

Teens don’t need alcohol to fit in, deal with stress, or have fun. Alcohol can be harmful to the health of adolescents, but thankfully most young people ages 12 to 20 do not drink. Talk, they listen. Parents are still … Continue reading

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This FRIDAY and SATURDAY only! See you there, if you dare!

This is a fundraiser for the San Juan Island Prevention Coalition thanks to the sponsors of the Friday Harbor Jolly Trolley and the San Juan County Fair! Come support our youth for leadership training opportunities, proceeds will help cover these … Continue reading

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Survey Work Ahead! Please share your input. Thank you!

ONLINE SURVEY ENGLISH https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SASAON2017 ONLINE SURVEY SPANISH https://es.surveymonkey.com/r/SASASP2017 The Community Prevention and Wellness Initiative (CPWI) Community Survey is an anonymous annual statewide survey administered by all of the CPWI coalitions in Washington state. The Community Survey captures our local San … Continue reading

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Youth Mental Health First Aid

Recently, the San Juan Island Prevention Coalition offered an 8 hour training course on Youth Mental Health First Aid, a public education program, sponsored by a Project Aware grant with the Northwest Education Services District (NWESD). Our trainers, Dana King and … Continue reading

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Get the Facts: Start Talking Now

What are the risks of underage use of alcohol, marijuana, and other drugs? Early use of alcohol, marijuana, and other drugs puts teens at greater risk for addiction and other health problems, failing in school, and career choices limited by arrests and lack of education. … Continue reading

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Under the Influence…Of You

Under the Influence…of You The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has re-launch its Under the Influence…of You campaign. The campaign encourages parents and other influential adults to talk with teens about the risks and consequences of using marijuana. Background … Continue reading

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Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids-The Flavor Trap: How Tobacco Companies are Luring Kids with Candy-Flavored E-Cig and Cigars

“In recent years, there has been an explosion of sweet-flavored tobacco products, especially e-cigarettes and cigars. These products are available in a wide assortment of flavors that seem like they belong in a candy store or ice cream parlor – … Continue reading

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The Science…Smart Approaches to Marijuana, Preventing another Big Tobacco (SAM)

Big Marijuana Claims Scientific Facts Legalization is about getting rid of the “War on Drugs” Legalization is about one thing: making a small number of business people rich. If it were about ending the War on Drugs, recent law changes … Continue reading

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Haunted House Fundraiser for SJIPC Youth Leadership Trainings

Come support our youth at this fundraising opportunity, THANKS to Friday Harbor Jolly Trolley and the San Juan County Fair & Fairgrounds…We are thrilled to be involved! Hope to see you there! The WEEKEND BEFORE Halloween-Friday, Oct. 27 and Saturday, … Continue reading

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