Mission: Connecting for a caring community by providing a network of citizens, businesses, and agencies for cooperation, planning and interaction to maximize resources and address the changing needs of our community through substance abuse prevention and wellness promotion.
Programs: Received state and federal funding for tobacco, marijuana, alcohol-underage drinking prevention strategies as well a, family planning, nutrition and diabetes education to douglas county residents. 80,149 divided between dc sheriff's office to monitor sales of alcohol to minors; tahoe youth & family services for mentoring, boys & girls club of the carson valley for smart moves support and juvenile probation for family prevention services
youth engagement: our students taking on prevention volunteers began advocacy for tobacco free entryways, including smoke free zones; continued a dialog with key leaders; visited the 2014 nevada legislature; and provided peer drug education to boys & girls club members and in 4th & 9th grade classrooms. Two youth attended tobacco free kids workshops in washington, d. C.
presources: 2,500 2014 resource directories, 700 laws for youth booklets, and thousands of pamphlets on spice, bath salts, molly, and other illegal drugs, distribution of 250 ring in kindness bells
provide access to health fairs, weekend backpacks filled with necessity items to underprivileged individuals, provide emergecny funds to families in the community after a natural disaster or other catastrophic event in times of disaster or need such as after a house fire, etc.