Community Gathers to Celebrate Collaboration and Prevention Outcomes on May 19th

Celebrating Collaboration—Understanding Prevention Outcomes in Roanoke County http://www.wdbj7.com/news/local/roanoke-valley-prevention-council-touts-successes/33116242             On May 19th at the Vinton War Memorial, the Prevention Council of Roanoke County hosted a celebration for its partners and prevention colleagues. The council was celebrating 15 years of efforts to reduce risky behaviors among Roanoke County  youth. The Council […]

Winter Edition: Adolescent Health News

The winter edition of the Adolescent Health News is now available for download. Please share widely!   Adolescent Newsletter Winter 2015 (1)

CALLING ALL 18-24 year olds!

We need your help! It is that time of year again–we are collecting information from YOU about Roanoke County to help us continue to reduce crash rates connected to drunk driving. Did you know? Since 2012, Roanoke County has reduced alcohol-related car crashes among 18-24 by 42% ! It can cost upwards of $10,000 when […]

Marijuana: Summit Recap & Resources

Visit some of the video coverage of the first annual Marijuana Summit held on November 3rd in Roanoke, VA.   Participants: for more information about resources, or to access a participant list, please contact Brittany Sandidge, bsandidge@pc4y.org. Marijuana Responses for Parents Talking to Teens –  Guidance Sheet OTHER RESOURCES                 […]

Virginia ABC Awards Grantees with Prevention Dollars!

Staunton, VA August 26, 2014   Prevention Council Executive Director, Nancy Hans, and Director of Development, Brittany Sandidge, attended a awardee reception in Staunton hosted by Virginia Department of ABC. The reception recognized great prevention programs across the Commonwealth with diverse approaches to reducing underage drinking; from TIPS Training, to parent education, and LifeSkills programming, […]

Save the date September 14th 2014! Come support the Blue Ridge Veteran’s 5K walk/run.

Blue Ridge Veterans Race

Please consider registering for this Blue Ridge Veteran’s 5K Walk/Run on September 14th at 9:00 am! Registration begins at 8:00 am and cost is $25. Proceeds will be given back through grants to local organizations that help active duty military, veterans and their families, included the Virginia Wounded Warrior Program and Military Family Support Center. […]

It Can Wait! Take the Pledge

Did you know that texting drivers are 23 times more likely to be in an accident? More than 100,000 crashes a year involve drivers who are texting, causing life changing injuries and death.  Join the It Can Wait movement and make a lifelong commitment to never text and drive. The Prevention Council of Roanoke County is […]