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Together, we work to make our community drug-free & healthy 

Prevention Services

WMMHC prevention services promote wellness through interventions that educate and support communities. Our prevention specialists work in a variety of capacities with members from many different groups in their communities. Together, we work to make our community drug-free and healthy.

REQUEST A PRESENTATION

Reach out to our Prevention Specialists and schedule a presentation for your school or group.

PARENT RESOURCES

Information for Montana parents to address a variety of challenges and support your child's success.

GET THE TOOLS

Download one of our toolkits for information on identifying the signs of substance use, what you can do today and access to local resources.

Making A Difference

 WMMHC Prevention Services was developed to teach Montana's youth skills for resisting social influences, impact drug-related attitudes and norms, and promoting personal management skills . Together, we are making a difference in the lives of youth throughout Montana. 􏰛􏰎􏰑􏰍􏰍􏰛 According to the Statewide 2020 Montana Prevention Needs Assessment

71.2%

of Montana students have NOT had an alcoholic beverage to drink in the past 30 days

82.5%

of Montana students have NOT had 5 or more drinks of alcohol in a row in the past 30 days

85.8%

of Montana students have NOT used cannabis (marijuana) in the

last 30 days

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98.8%

of Montana students have NOT used methamphetamines in the last 30 days

96.2%

of Montana youth have NOT taken prescription medication without a doctor telling them to in the past 30 days

Prevention Programs

 WMMHC offers a multitude of effective substance use prevention programs that can be implemented in a variety of settings. Prevention programs can involve an individual or group and be in a family, school, law enforcement or community setting. WMMHC substance use prevention programs focus both on environmental and community factors. 

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Western Montana Mental Health Center 
1321 Wyoming St, Missoula, MT  59801
Phone: (406) 532-8400  

Fax: (406) 356-5213 

Email: administration@wmmhc.org

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