Eco-Hip Hop Artists Come to Town

Nationally Known Eco-Hip Hop Artists Visit to Connect Food & Wellness Issues Nationally-recognized eco-hip hop artist and food activist DJ Cavem and his wife, lifestyle coach Alkemia, will be in Bellingham March 6 and 7 to lead a series of performances and discussions connecting healthy nutrition to wellbeing. These issues are important to all families and children, especially those living …

Connection Saves Lives: Youth Mental Wellbeing Webinar

  Decreasing depressive episodes and suicide attempts and completion are national goals in the HealthyPeople2020 plan and in the Health & Human Services Strategic Plan (https://www.hhs.gov/). In Washington state, suicide is the second leading cause of death for teens 15 to 19 years old. According to the Washington Healthy Youth Survey (2018), 32% of eighth graders, 40% of 10th graders, …

Job Opening: AmeriCorps Community Capacity Coordinator

If you know of a passionate, motivated individual who would like an opportunity to build professional skills and attain funding for college, please share! Below is a job announcement for an opening at Whatcom Family & Community Network for an AmeriCorps position, Community Capacity Coordinator, available for a February 2018 start (AmeriCorps VISTA Opportunity Neighborhoods—Community Capacity Coordinator). It is a full-time position. Apply …

Job Opening: Mt. Baker Community Prevention Wellness Initiative Coalition Coordinator

JOB SUMMARY: Administer and coordinate a prevention community-based program, including planning, development, implementation and evaluation of the program; facilitate the development and coordination of substance abuse prevention activities; develop and present prevention-related educational programs for community members and groups; stay updated on the latest substance abuse prevention research and provide up-to-date information to the public; facilitate the development, training and …

Most Washington teens reject alcohol and other drugs

Most Washington teens reject alcohol and other drugs Healthy Youth Survey explores attitudes and behaviors of middle and high school students Contact: Kelly Stowe • Department of Social and Health Services • 360-902-7739 • Kelly.Stowe@dshs.wa.gov OLYMPIA-Results for the 2016 Washington Healthy Youth Survey (HYS) show that teen rates of substance use in our state have remained mostly unchanged since the last survey …