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Youth Coalition Featured on KING 5

Posted by on May 3, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Youth Coalition Featured on KING 5

Youth Coalition Featured on KING 5

 

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Monroe Youth Coalition Wins Healthy Communities Award

Posted by on Apr 21, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Monroe Youth Coalition Wins Healthy Communities Award

Monroe Youth Coalition Wins Healthy Communities Award

  The Monroe High School Youth Coalition was selected as a 2015 Healthy Communities Award recipient for its commitment to addressing substance abuse and mental health issues. The youth coalition is a subcommittee of the Monroe Community Coalition, a volunteer nonprofit prevention coalition dedicated to the health and wellness of the Monroe community. The student-led youth coalition was founded during the 2014–15 school year and features a robust membership. The group meets on a weekly basis to explore different strategies that can be...

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Results are In!

Posted by on Feb 5, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Results are In!

Results are In!

Monroe Community Coalition completed its Annual Survey of adult perceptions and attitudes related to behavioral health issues facing youth in Monroe on December 31, 2015. 230 respondents weighed in with surprising results: More local adults are concerned about youth mental health than they are about underage alcohol and marijuana use; however, the vast majority of respondents (89%) are ready for City Hall to take policy action to regulate e-cigarette advertising and youth access in the Monroe. You can read a detailed account of our Annual...

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MCC Awarded State Mini-Grant

Posted by on Oct 1, 2015 in News | Comments Off on MCC Awarded State Mini-Grant

MCC Awarded State Mini-Grant

The Monroe School District, as fiscal agent for the Monroe Community Coalition, was notified by the Washington State Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery this week of their successful grant application to participate in a pilot Community Surveillance System project. This $4,500 grant will provide training, ongoing technical assistance, and a license to use the University of Kansas’ Online Documentation and Support System, a collective impact and evaluation tool specially attuned to measuring community change related to substance...

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