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 Westbrook Comprehensive Youth Prevention Programming

Westbrook Health Services is a non-profit agency committed to providing comprehensive youth prevention programming designed to prevent substance use among youth populations in West Virginia. Our organization is dedicated to supporting the well-being of our community members by offering services tailored to meet the needs of individuals of all ages. 

 

Evidence-Based Curriculum

By employing evidence-based and evidence-supported curricula, we ensure the delivery of high-quality, effective prevention services. Our approach is grounded in research and best practices, allowing us to address a wide range of critical topics. These programs are designed to educate and empower individuals, equipping them with the knowledge and skills necessary to make informed decisions and avoid risky behaviors.

 

Wide Range of Topics

Our prevention services cover various important areas, including, but not limited to:

- Tobacco Use: Educating youth on the dangers of tobacco use and strategies to avoid starting or to quit.


- Vaping: Addressing the rising trend of vaping among youth, providing information on health risks and prevention tactics.


- Illicit Drug Use: Offering insights into the risks associated with illicit drug use and ways to resist peer pressure.


- Prescription Drug Misuse, Mishandling, and Abuse: Teaching the importance of proper medication use and the dangers of misuse and abuse.


- Bullying: Providing strategies to prevent and address bullying, promoting a safe and respectful environment.


- Suicide: Offering support and resources for suicide prevention, raising awareness, and fostering mental health.


- Violence: Educating on the prevention of violence, promoting conflict resolution and healthy relationships.
 

Engaging Diverse Populations

We take pride in our ability to engage with diverse populations, ensuring that our programming is relevant and impactful for all participants. Our services are adaptable to the unique needs of each group we serve, allowing us to effectively reach and resonate with a broad audience. This commitment to inclusivity and relevance ensures that our prevention efforts have a meaningful and lasting impact on the communities we serve.

Contact Us

For more information about our prevention-related services or to schedule a session, please reach out to our Division Director. We are here to support and guide you in fostering healthier, safer communities through our dedicated prevention efforts. 

Together, we can make a significant difference in the lives of youth across West Virginia. By working collaboratively, we can create environments where young people are empowered to make healthy choices and lead fulfilling lives, free from the dangers of substance use and other harmful behaviors.

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