Category Archives: Prevention

Join us at the Mon Valley National Night Out – September 27, 2018

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Prevention Fair ~ June 15th ~ 12:00 – 3:00

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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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March is Gambling Awareness Month – Have the Conversation about Problem Gambling

March is Gambling Awareness Month – Have the Conversation about Problem Gambling This month we are going to educate you with a fact a day about gambling.  Most people can gamble responsibly, go to the casino just the same as … Continue reading

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Survey on Addiction

The Opioid Task Force is asking for your thoughts on addiction.  Please take a moment and click on the Take our survey button and take the survey.

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Grants Available

Washington Drug and Alcohol Commission, Inc. (WDAC) Board of Directors has approved ten $2,000.00 grants to those interested in doing a prevention program/activity in our county. Please download the RFP by clicking the link below, complete and e-mail to Tammyt@wdacinc.org.  All grants … 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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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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