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2017About Marijuana FactCheck Staying up to date with cannabis and our kids' health and safety Everyone wants to make the best and most informed decisions they can, for themselves and their families. But decisions can only be as good as the facts they...
WEEDUI is Real: Billboard Campaign
2016> Read more about the Call to Action Drug-impaired Driving Campaign
DUI Prevention - Crashed Car Trailer
2015Ventura County Behavioral Health, in collaboration with the Ventura Police Department, is taking steps to raise awareness about the dangers of driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol. The joint project features a new wrap for the DUI Crashed...
WEEDUI is Real Campaign
2015DUI = Driving Under the Influence WEEDUI = Driving Under the Influence of Weed DID YOU KNOW... You can be arrested for driving under the influence of... Alcohol Marijuana ("WEEDUI")* Prescription...
Overdose Prevention Resources
2014WHAT IS THE OPIOID CRISIS? Learn more at VENTURACOUNTYRESPONDS.ORG
Teens & Marijuana. Let's Talk about it. About the Marijuana Videos.
2014Fact: More than 40 percent of teens try marijuana before they graduate from high school. Parents + Kids Together "The trick is to find ways to encourage your kids to be the unique individuals they are, without exposing themselves to the dangers...
2014Parents & kids – watch together then discuss – "What do you think?" I need my brain You choose Let's talk more about drugs. > See the latest research about marijuana & how it affects teen...
Social Host Laws: Your Home Your Fine Campaign
2012Is there underage drinking in YOUR house? There are “social host laws” in Ventura County that hold adults responsible for parties where alcohol is served to underage people.
Prescription Drug Abuse Campaign: Realtors
2012What NOT to Show at Your Next Open House An open house can be the perfect opportunity for people to steal prescription medication. Advise homeowners – “When you put away your valuables, put away any prescription drugs.”
Choose Your Ride: Impaired Driving Campaign
2011It's your decision. Make sure you can live with it. Plan Ahead Designate a sober driver before going out and if it’s not you, give that person your keys. Always know how you’re getting home before going out. Have a back-up...