Washougal Coalition Receives $625,000 To Prevent Youth Substance Use

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  • Posted on September 19, 2016

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UNITE! Washougal Community Coalition has been award a $625,000 Drug-Free Communities (DFC) grant to involve and engage their local community to prevent substance use among youth. Michael Botticelli, Director of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), announced last week all 698 grants, totaling $85.9 million, for Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Programs across the country, including Washougal.…



$625,000 grant goes to Unite Washougal

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  • Posted on September 19, 2016

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Money earmarked to help coalition members work to end youth substance abuse By Adam Littman, Columbian Staff Writer Published: September 19, 2016, 6:01 AM The Unite Washougal Community Coalition has secured a $625,000 grant through the White House’s Drug Free Communities Support Program. The coalition is made up of residents and organizations in Washougal looking…



Spring Youth Forum

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UNITE! Youth Leadership Team won an opportunity to compete at the 2016 Spring Youth Forum held at Great Wolf Lodge May 19th. The youth were chosen because of their community work to reduce underage drinking through advertising awareness. Ann Stevens and Deb Connors led the team of Bridgette McCarthy, Carson Connors, Chloe Connors, Sydney Mederos,…



Let’s Draw the Line

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April 30, 2016 Community works together to draw the line between youth and alcohol UNITE! Youth Leaders lead an advertising awareness and marketing education project to support youth in making healthy choices and avoiding alcohol use. Over 30 community members and youth participants conducted a community survey of neighborhood stores on April 30th. They also…



Partner Success

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Drug Take Back, April 30th Congratulations to all of our partners and to PREVENT! for their successful Drug Take back event! We collected almost 2,000 total pounds of prescription drugs and medications. 1020 total cars came through our four sites, 60 Total Staff and volunteers. For more information on where to do with unused medication.…



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