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
  • Prescription (Rx) Drug Abuse
  • Marijuana Prevention
  • Underage Drinking Prevention
  • Impaired Driving Prevention
> County of Ventura Strategic Prevention Plan 2017-2022


Stay informed with our Ventura County Behavioral Health news, campaign and event updates. We will keep you posted about our community efforts and local events happening throughout Ventura County. All websites are in English and Spanish.


Wellness Everyday Website

https://wellnesseveryday.org/

Ventura County Responds Website
https://venturacountyresponds.org/en/

Ventura County Responds News & Updates

https://venturacountyresponds.org/en/news-and-updates

Social Determinants of Health Website
https://www.healthequityvc.org/

Social Determinants of Health Blog Updates
https://www.healthequityvc.org/#updates

Ventura County Behavioral Health Department Website
https://vcbh.org/en/

Vaping FactCheck Ventura County Website
https://www.vapingfactcheckvc.org/

Vaping FactCheck Ventura County Blog & News
https://www.vapingfactcheckvc.org/news

Marijuana FactCheck Website
https://www.mjfactcheck.org/

Ventura County Limits Facebook Page
https://www.facebook.com/venturacountylimits

Ventura County Behavioral Health Department Facebook Page
https://www.facebook.com/VCBehavioralHealth/

Ventura County Limits Twitter Page
https://twitter.com/vclimits


Highlights

Vaping FactCheck Website


Ventura County Responds Website


Marijuana FactCheck Website



Social Determinants of Health Website





Overdose Prevention Program Video

> See Video presented at the National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit in Atlanta, 2019


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.

  • BRITE (Building Resilience & Inclusion Through Engagement)
  • Evalcorp
  • Give an Hour California
  • Idea Engineering
  • Leslie Zellers, JD
  • Redleaf Resources
  • Russell B. Vergara
  • Saving Lives Camarillo
  • Ventura County Office of Education (VCOE)
> 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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