Overview: About Prevention Services

The mission of the VCBH Alcohol & Drug Programs, Prevention Services is:

To implement effective and sustainable primary prevention initiatives, guided by the best available local data, to systematically reduce community problems affecting everyone, and provide targeted strategies to increase protective factors for vulnerable populations.

Our Prevention Strategic Initiatives include: 
  • Addressing Health Disparities Initiative
  • Prescription (Rx) Drug Abuse Initiative
  • Marijuana Prevention Initiative
  • Underage Drinking Prevention Initiative
  • Impaired Driving Prevention Initiative
> County of Ventura Strategic Prevention Plan 2017-2022


Highlights

Ventura County Responds Website

Marijuana FactCheck Website



Overdose Prevention Program Video

> See Video presented at the National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit in Atlanta, 2019


Our Prevention Providers

Thank you to our team for the work they do every day to help sustain healthy communities by raising awareness about the risks and harms of substance use.

  • Evalcorp
  • Give an Hour California
  • Idea Engineering
  • Leslie Zellers, JD
  • Rae Hanstad Consulting
  • Redleaf Resources
  • Reality Improv Connection
  • Russell B. Vergara
  • Saving Lives Camarillo
  • S.T.O.P. (Seniors Tackling the Opioid Problem)
  • Ventura County Office of Education (VCOE)
> Click here to read about our Prevention Providers


Drug-Impaired Driving Campaigns

No Drive Five. Get a Ride. Not a DUI.




Plan ahead. Don't get a WEEDUI.


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