PREVENTION FIRST is a proactive, comprehensive stance to showcase the importance of substance abuse prevention throughout West Virginia. This approach provides a clear, consistent, strong message to community members, lawmakers, and other key stakeholders that “prevention” is an integral part of the continuum of care and that prevention is a critical component of any thriving community.
Contact a Prevention Lead Organization to engage with prevention efforts in your region!
Prevention Lead Organizations
Hancock, Brooke, Ohio, Marshall, Wetzel Contact:
Youth Services System, Inc.
Pendleton, Grant, Hardy, Mineral, Hampshire, Morgan, Jefferson, Berkeley Contact:
Potomac Highlands Guild
Tyler, Pleasants, Wood, Ritchie, Jackson, Wirt, Roane, Calhoun Contact:
Westbrook Health Services
Monongalia, Preston, Marion, Doddridge, Harrison, Taylor, Barbour, Tucker, Gilmer, Lewis, Upshur, Randolph, Braxton
Harrison Co. FRN
Mason, Putnam, Kanawha, Clay, Cabell, Wayne, Mingo, Logan, Lincoln, Boone
Webster, Pocahontas, Nicholas, Fayette, Greenbrier, Raleigh, Summers, Monroe, Wyoming, Mercer, McDowell