Prevention & Youth Resiliency

Sherman County contracts with Wasco County for youth services via its YouthThink program for youth drug/alcohol prevention and youth resiliency programs working with Sherman County Juvenile Department and OSU Sherman County Extension Youth Development staff.

The Sherman County Prevention & Youth Resiliency program collaborates with a number of agencies and organizations, non-profits, the faith community, businesses and other entities to prevent problematic use of addictive substances including tobacco, alcohol, drugs and gambling.  Oregon's Prevention system promotes the use of SAMSHA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) and CSAP (Center for Substance Abuse Prevention) prevention models including: Strategic Prevention Framework, Institute of Medicine Framework, Risk and Protective Factors/Assessment and Prevention Strategies and Principles.

Prevention Coordinator

Debby Jones


Prevention Job Description


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