“Prevention is so much better than healing because it saves the labor of being sick.”

-Thomas Adams

"A menu of the activities this unit offers is organized by type below."

   The Prevention Unit is dedicated to encouraging and promoting safe, healthy communities through evidence-based programs, awareness, organization, outreach, and stigma reduction.

    The goal of the Prevention Unit  is to reduce the amount of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug (ATOD) use as well as problem gambling in our communities through education, risk reduction activities and events.


   We are committed to providing the most relevant and current information on alcohol, tobacco and other drugs (ATOD), as well as drug trends,  problem gambling, substance use treatment and other related issues.  Our educational and informational programs are offered as classroom programs, small group sessions, and one-time presentations.