Category Archives: Prevention

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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National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week is Next Week!

Next Week – January 22-28, 2018 is National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW).  Please stop back each day to see facts about Tobacco, Vaping, Marijuana and Prescription Drugs.  Also featured will be facts from the most recent (2015) PAYS … Continue reading

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Free Webinar on Cyberbullying

Webinar on Cyberbullying – Every parent needs to watch this. If you can’t view it at the live webinar time, register and they will send it to you so you can listen to it later. http://mailchi.mp/operationparent/new-cyberbullying-webinar…

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