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Our mission is to provide intentional support, professional development, and technical assistance for developing and continuing: 1) Substance abuse prevention efforts, 2) Cultures and environments that foster a continuum of healthy choices, and, 3) Strategic direction for all college and university communities in Washington State.
DBHR, part of the state Department of Social and Health Services, is committed to providing evidence-based, cost-effective services that support the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities in Washington State. See the types of services we fund at www.dshs.wa.gov/dbhr.
The Washington Recovery Help Line is funded by The Washington State Department of Social and Health Services’ Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery to provide emotional support and referrals for substance use, mental health, and problem gambling services. The Recovery Help Line is a service of Crisis Clinic and serves residents in Washington State. Call 1-866-789-1511 or visit www.warecoveryhelpline.org
According to data released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation in its 2011 KIDS COUNT® Data Book, over the last decade there has been a significant decline in economic well-being for low income children and families. Data also reveals the impact of the job and foreclosure crisis on children. In 2010, 11 percent of children had at least one unemployed parent and 4 percent have been affected by foreclosure since 2007. Access the 2011 Data Book and create your own maps, graphs, and charts.
Your gateway to comprehensive research and resources on the prevention of underage drinking. Materials available through this portal are provided by the 15 Federal agencies.