Category Archives: Events

Take Back Day – April 28th 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

National Take Back Initiative will take place this Saturday, April 28th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the following locations: City of Washington Police Department Chartiers Township Police Department Peters Township Police Department will be collecting at the following … Continue reading

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2018 Prom Promise Pledges

The Prevention department  is in the process of presenting the Prom Promise to the local high schools.  Asking students to sign a pledge to behave responsibly before, during and after the Prom and committing to an alcohol and drug free prom … Continue reading

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Washington Opioid Overdose Coalition Meeting – Come join us!

The next meeting is on Tuesday, April 24th  Courthouse Square  Room 104   from 6:00 – 7:30.  No RSVP is necessary.  Come Join us!

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Prevention Department at Scouting for a Cure.

On April 7th, prevention specialists, Marissa Scullion and Ramona Cholak-Jenks, presented information on the dangers of drugs, alcohol, and tobacco at the Girl Scouts’ annual “Scout for a Cure” This event was taken place at the Washington Crown Center Mall. … Continue reading

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National Drug Facts Week – New PAYS results

Thank you for taking part in the National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® (NDAFW).  We hope that you were able to learn some new things about drugs and about our county.   We are excited to see what the next PAYS … Continue reading

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National Drug Facts Week – Prescription Drugs

According to National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® (NDAFW) information;  The misuse of opioids and other prescription drugs is a serious problem in the United States which we know and it has escalated in recent years to the level of … Continue reading

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Prescribed to Death Memorial coming to Pittsburgh January 30th

Our nation is facing a striking opioid epidemic like we have never seen.  In 2015 over 22,000 people were lost to opioid overdose deaths. Pennsylvania ranks 4th in the nation for the number of opioid overdose deaths and 3rd in … Continue reading

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National Drug Facts Week – Marijuana

According to National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® (NDAFW) information; Marijuana is one of the most used substances by youth – with 45 percent of U.S. teens having tried marijuana at least once by the time they graduate high school. … Continue reading

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National Drug Facts Week – E-Cigarettes and Vaping

According to National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® (NDAFW) site; E-cigarettes has only been around for about ten years, so researchers are in the early stage of studying how they affect your health. E-cigarettes are designed to deliver nicotine without … Continue reading

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National Drug Facts Week – Day One

National Drug Facts Week – Day one According to National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® (NDAFW) information despite some promising signs that the traditional cigarette use is decreasing among teenagers, unacceptably high numbers of youth continue to smoke, and recent … Continue reading

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