Two workshops on Substance Abuse Training; one day and one evening session. For parents, school administration and staff, grandparents, coaches, mentors, youth serving professionals, law enforcement, treatment providers and counselors. Registration is limited.
WSU Extension will be holding the following training opportunities; Strong African American Families - Facilitator TrainingDomestic Violence and Sexual Assault Response Training
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Event, Saturday, September 16, from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00
p.m., at two locations, rain or shine Bremerton and Kingston. During this event in Bremerton from noon - 1:00 p.m. the Kitsap County Coalitions will create a human line across the Warren Avenue Bridge, to support the Whatcom Prevention campaign to reduce underage drinking, all are encouraged to join. More information on the campaign can be found here.
ESSB 5131 Changes in Advertising, effective
July 23, 2017, information from the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board.
Laura Hyde with the County Substance Abuse and Prevention
Program talks about the prevention efforts that are working to reduce
Marijuana use among teens, even as the drug became more normalized in
society. Click here to read the Kitsap Sun article. Marijuana
use declines among 10th-graders since the drug was legalized for adult
use in the state, Kitsap County's 10th-graders are reporting a decline in
use. Click here to read the Kitsap Sun article.
Start Talking Now! from Kitsap County on Vimeo.
Laura Hyde, Program Coordinator(360) 337-4879 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Deanne Montgomery-Jackson, Coalition Coordinator(360) 337-4878 or email@example.com
Hannah ShockleySupervisor, Department of Human Services(360) 337-7185 x 3530 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Doug WashburnDirector, Department of Human Servicesdwashbur@co.kitsap.wa.us
The Substance Abuse Prevention Program (KCSAAP) was first established by the Kitsap County Board of Commissioners in 1990 to develop needed substance abuse prevention resources and to support and assist with the coordination of existing prevention programs and services for youth, families, schools and communities.
Washington State Department of Social and Health Services,
Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery is funding Coalitions as part of the
Community Prevention & Wellness Initiative which focus the
limited prevention resources to communities and provide long-term support for
positive community change.