Overview: About Prevention Services

The mission of the VCBH Alcohol & Drug Programs, Prevention Services is:

To implement effective and sustainable primary prevention initiatives, guided by the best available local data, to systematically reduce community problems affecting everyone, and provide targeted strategies to increase protective factors for vulnerable populations.

Our Prevention Strategic Initiatives include: 

  • Addressing Health Disparities Initiative
  • Prescription (Rx) Drug Abuse Initiative
  • Marijuana Prevention Initiative
  • Underage Drinking Prevention Initiative
  • Impaired Driving Prevention Initiative

> County of Ventura Strategic Prevention Plan 2017-2022

What is the Opioid Crisis?

Ventura County Responds Website

Marijuana FactCheck Website



Highlights of our Work




Our Prevention Providers

Thank you to our team for the work they do every day to help sustain healthy communities by raising awareness about the risks and harms of substance use.

  • Evalcorp
  • Friday Night Live
  • Idea Engineering
  • JAMS Productions
  • Leslie Zellers, JD, Consultant
  • Rae Hanstad Consulting
  • Straight Up
  • Redleaf Resources
  • Russell B. Vergara, Research Consultant
  • Saving Lives Camarillo Coalition
  • Ventura County Office of Education
> Click here to read about our Prevention Providers

Drug-Impaired Driving Campaigns

No Drive Five. Get a Ride. Not a DUI.




Plan ahead. Don't get a WEEDUI.





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