Get Involved

We need your help to carry out this critical work! No matter your passion, skills, or experience, we have an opportunity for YOU to get involved! All of these activities count toward your community service hours, but most importantly, will provide you with an unforgettable experience, and a chance to leave a lasting impact on your community.

Join the D.R.E.A.M. Team

We empower our peers in the Battle Ground School District to live drug-free lives by hosting fun events, providing strategies and techniques for staying drug-free, and opportunities to have open and honest conversations about drugs, alcohol, and coping with stress or depression.

Our goal is to be living examples of the fact that you don’t need drugs or alcohol to feel good. We’re working to create an encouraging, and uplifting community of young people who can lean on each other for support!

Download a DREAM Team Application, fill it out, and email it to kathy.deschner@clark.wa.gov! We’ll begin reviewing applications October 15, 2018.

Special Projects & Jobs

    • Design Display for community fairs
    • Design display board
    • Design interactive age-appropriate activities that will attract youth ranging from elementary to middle school to high school
    • Prevent Together Promotional Product Selection
    • Assist with selection of promotional products for community outreach activities that would appeal to youth of various ages. Funds provided by coalition.
    • Marketing Work Groups
    • Identify strategies for campaigns to reduce Underage Drinking and Marijuana Use among youth
    • Develop messages targeting youth for all marketing/promotional materials
    • Review existing materials available from SAMSHA Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, NIDA (National Institute on Drug Abuse) and many other resources are available on our Resource list and make recommendations for incorporating into promotion
    • Prevention Club
    • Work with school personnel to start a Prevention Club or work with existing club. (There is Technical Assistance available from Prevent Together and resources available to establish prevention clubs.) Follow best practices to set up a club.

Get the Facts

Never be afraid to ask for help!

Most of the time, you can do so anonymously. There are people who care and are eager to help when they can. Take advantage of these resources:

Notional Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-8255
Suicide is the second leading cause of death for young people between 10 to 24. Sometimes your struggle can be underestimated because of your age. But we hear you, and help is available.

Clark County Crisis Line
360-696-9560
The Clark County Crisis Services program office is staffed by a team of mental health professionals and certified peer counselors who are trained in crisis intervention. They’re available to help 24/7, so call any time.

Teen Talk
(360) 397-2428 (CHAT)
Ask Zine (message board)
When you call Teen Talk or leave a message on Ask Zine, you’ll get to talk to another person close to your age about what’s going on in your life. You can email them, too. They’re available Monday-Thursday from 4-9PM, and Friday from 4-7PM and answer all messages.

If you or someone you know is struggling with drug use, get help at NIDA for Teens.

There are many great websites with even more resources for you, including:

Youth Now: A Youth-Led Prevention Initiative
Above The Influence 
Partnership For Drug-Free Kids 
National Institute On Drug Abuse 
National Clearinghouse on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence 

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