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Crook County participates in National Prevention Week

National Prevention Week is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness and action around substance use prevention and the promotion of positive mental health. This year, this national initiative, sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), will take place May 9 to 15.

Here in Crook County, our Prevention program is supported by the Be Well Coalition, a group of community members that work together with Prevention Specialist Katie Allen.

Why does prevention matter? Because when the community works together on suicide prevention...