The mission of Community Action is to foster and advocate for self-sufficiency among low-income people in Skagit County. Offering over 20 core programs to low-income community members, Community Action’s actual product is simple: Hope.
Helping Hands Solution Center/Food Bank
The Helping HandsSolutions Team goes beyond food, helping local families connect to local resources and providing them the opportunity to have their basic needs met.
Truth Initiative – Inspiring Lives Free from Smoking, Vaping, & Nicotine
The Truth Initiativeis a social marketing campaign aimed at preventing mainly youth nicotine and tobacco use. The website also has some of the most innovative resources and research on quitting tobacco products.
Tobacco Use in the Hispanic/Latino American Community
Information and research from the Truth Initiative about tobacco use in the Hispanic/Latino American community.
A conversation series about “What Parents, Students, and Educators Need to Know About Vaping and Tobacco Use.” Topics include risks of tobacco/nicotine use, systemic factors affecting youth substance use, and the tobacco industry targeting Black, LGBTQ, and other marginalized communities.
CATCH – Coordinated Approach to Child Health
CATCHis an evidenced-based youth e-cigarette, JUUL, and vape prevention program specific to grades 5-12.
Surgeon General’s Know the Risks – E-cigs and Youth
An approachablewebsiteoutlining information, resources, and the dangers of e-cigarette use for youth.
General Substance Use
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Drugfree.orgis the nation’s leading organization dedicated to addiction prevention, treatment, and recovery.
Talk, They Hear You – SAMHSA
TheSAMHSA website(Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) provides resources for parents to help start—and keep up—the conversation about the dangers of drinking alcohol and using other drugs at a young age.
Addictions, Drug & Alcohol Institute (ADAI) Clearinghouse – University of Washington
The ADAI Clearinghouse is a resource center serving the residents of Washington State, providing free materials from federal, state, and community agencies.
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