Reducing Underage Drinking
According to the 2010 Healthy Youth Survey, 73% of Skagit County 9th and 10th graders do not drink alcohol. However, an alarming 97% of students thought their peers were drinking. For more information about underage drinking, CLICK HERE
Development of a Safe Homes Parent Network in Sedro-Woolley – CHOP is collaborating with North Cascades Health Council, Sedro-Woolley Community Partners, and additional community agencies and volunteers to implement a community-wide parent survey regarding attitudes, behaviors, and beliefs around alcohol, tobacco, and drug use among youth. Survey results will be used for community education, development, and promotion of a Safe Homes Parent Network to promote alcohol-, tobacco-, and drug-free environments for children.
Power in Numbers Social Norms Campaign to Reduce Underage Drinking – This countywide campaign coordinated through the Skagit Prevention Council uses social norms strategies to promote the “norm” of not drinking among high school students in Skagit County. Seven out of 10 9th and 10th graders in Skagit County don’t drink (10th Grade Healthy Youth Survey & 9th grade alcohol survey). For more information, visit Power in Numbers on Facebook.
Contact Alyssa Pavitt at (360) 856-7785
Talking to Your Teen about Alcohol
Above the Influence
Alcohol and Peer Pressure
Too Smart To Start