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Reports

Youth Now Needs Assessment

Prevent Coalition

This report summarizes the regional needs assessment conducted through the Youth Now Prevention Initiative, in partnership with Clark County Public Health, Battle Ground Prevent Together, Connect Evergreen, La Center United, One Prevention Alliance (Skamania County), Unite Washougal, and West Van for Youth.

A Prescription For Action: Local Leadership in Ending the Opioid Crisis

National League of Cities and National Association of Counties

This report by city and county leaders that recommends policies and programs designed to help local leaders address the opioid epidemic.

2016 Community Health Needs Assessment

Healthy Columbia Willamette

The Healthy Columbia Willamette Collaborative (HCWC) is a unique public-private partnership that includes 15 hospitals, four health departments, and two coordinated care organizations (managed Medicaid organizations) in Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington counties of Oregon, and in Clark County, Washington. This report documents the community health needs of HCWC’s four-county region and each of the counties. The community health needs, referred to in this report as priority health issues, were identified through a comprehensive study of population, hospital, Medicaid, and community data.

Youth Now Executive Summary

Prevent Coalition

This report summarizes the regional needs assessment conducted through the Youth Now Prevention Initiative, in partnership with Clark County Public Health. The assessment occurred April-June 2016 and included two phases: analysis of the Healthy Youth Survey (HYS) data and a stakeholder survey regarding community priorities and needs. Both were essential to developing effective strategies to meet the local community’s challenges around youth marijuana use.

Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General's Report on Alcohol Drugs, and Health

U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Murthy

The 2016 Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health reviews what we know about substance misuse and how you can use that knowledge to address substance misuse and related consequences.

Know the Risks: E-Cigarettes and Young People

U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Murthy

The 2016 U.S. Surgeon General’s Report on e-cigarette use among youth and young adults that comprehensively reviews the public health issue of electronic cigarettes and their impact on our nation’s young people.

Campaigns

The Medicine Abuse Project

Partnership for Drug-Free Youth

Listen2yourSelfie

Washington State Department of Health

Good to Know

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

Under the Influence...Of You.

Truth Initiative

Web Resources

National Institute for Drug Abuse
Start Talking Now
Partnership for Drug-Free Kids
Mothers Against Drunk Drivers

Get the Facts

NIDA for Parents & Teens

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Youth Advocacy Guide

Above the Influence

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

Hannah's Tips

Healthy Youth Survey Fact Sheet

Washington State Healthy Youth Survey

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