Youth Update: Prevention Summit!

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Unite! Washougal sent 6 youth and 3 adults to the Prevention Summit training in Yakima, Washington. This year’s theme was “Use Your Voice.” Why Attend? The goal of the Prevention Summit is to provide an enriching and culturally competent training and networking opportunity for youth, volunteers and professionals working toward the prevention of substance abuse,…



Parenting Corner

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  • Posted on November 10, 2017

  • Parents

How do you SOAR? Skills Opportunity And Recognition Current research has found that when parents teach developmentally appropriate skills to their children and provide opportunities for them to use those skills, positive outcomes include, strong family bonds and healthy behaviors. www.communitiesthatcare.net/research-results/              



Facilitator Training Success!

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Unite! Washougal hosted a Guiding Good Choices facilitator training in October! 14 newly trained facilitators are excited and ready to support and empower parents in their communities and Washougal proudly has 8 of them! If you are interested in knowing more about sponsoring a Guiding Good Choices parenting workshop or would like to help with…



Drug Take Back Event Results

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A big shout out and thank you to all those who participated in the October Drug Take Event! Whether you helped with the planning and organizing, volunteered your time or came alongside and partnered with us, we appreciate you!Special thanks to the Washougal Police Department, City of Washougal, Vancouver Clinic, Washougal Lions, Columbia Litho, RiverTalk…



Partners Corner: The Search Institute

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        The Search Institute has created a list of assets that include important factors and reinforcements to help youth build self-confidence and healthy decision-making skills. These “developmental assets” can help to empower healthy, resilient and responsible individuals. Research has shown time and again that the more of these assets a young person…



Drug Take Back Event

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Drug Take Back Event is coming to the Washougal Community October 28th. Bring your unused medication to Silver Star Rescue, 1220 A Street, Washougal, WA 98671 between 10 am and 2 pm. Call 360-954-3203 if you have questions. Many of our prescription medicines are harmful to youth. Avoid risk of harm by keeping meds locked…



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