Prevention Services




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Booths / Town Halls / Speaking Engagements / Parent Nights

Substance use prevention materials and information distributed at local community events, health fairs etc.  FREE speaking engagements and/or presentations on various substance use prevention topics to community members as requested. For more information contact:

Kimalee Crookston  

National Family Dinner Night

The last Monday of September is National Family Dinner Night. It’s a national movement to celebrate parental engagement as an effective tool to help keep children substance free. We celebrate in local communities by providing FREE dinner, games, and information to families.  Let’s eat together! For more information contact:


Mercy Jacobo –

Community Coalitions

Communities That Care

An evidenced based proven, community-change process for Coalition Process (CTC) reducing youth violence, alcohol tobacco use, and delinquency – through tested & effective programs and policies best utilize community resources. For more information contact


Samantha Tilton – or

Bonneville Communities

That Care Coalition is a coalition made up of the four cities that feed into Bonneville High School: Riverdale, South Ogden, Uintah, and Washington Terrace.  The coalition established in 2011.  Bonneville CTC promotes a strong coalition between families, schools and the community which works together, using evidence-based strategies, to prevent underage drinking and use of other drugs. Bonneville CTC Coalition Coordinator is Leann PoVey. The CTC Coach is Jennifer Hogge. Interested in joining the coalition or just learning more please contact either:


Leann @ or Samantha Tilton –


Fremont Cone Coalition

The Fremont Cone Coalition is made up of the communities that feed into Fremont High School.  The coalition was established in 2016. The coalition is currently working towards identifying their priorities. The Communities That Care Coach is Mercy Jacobo. Interested in joining the coalition or just learning more please contact Aracely Warner

Roy Cone Project Coalition

In late December, 2013, Alan E. Hall, Roy High resident and Prosperity 2020 Chairman, met with Roy High Principal, Gina Butters, to propose a project involving the entire Roy Cone. The project’s goal would be increased College and Career Readiness--beginning with Kindergarten. The Communities That Care Coach is Samantha Tilton. Interested in joining the coalition or just learning more please contact Samantha @

Weber Communities That Care Coalition

The Weber Communities That Care Coalition is made up of the communities Coalition that feed into Weber High School.  The coalition was established in 2016. The coalition is currently working towards identifying their priorities. Interested in joining the coalition or just learning more please contact Rachelle Krohn

SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) as a Framework (SPF) comprehensive guide to plan, implement, and evaluate prevention problems. The five steps and two guiding principles of the SPF offer prevention professionals a comprehensive process for addressing the substance misuse and related behavioral health problems facing their communities. The effectiveness of the SPF begins with a clear understanding of community needs and involves community members in all stages of the planning process.

Prevention Advisory Council (CPC)

The Prevention Advisory Council consists of numerous community Council (PAC) agencies and key stakeholders that meet together to discuss substance use prevention needs, resources, gaps and services. The council follows the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) model and conducts and county  wide assessment every 3 years in which they develop a strategic plan to address the substance use prevention needs in Weber & Morgan County. The Prevention Advisory Council Chair is Jennifer Hogge.

For more information contact Samantha Tilton –

Coalition of Resources

Coalition of Resources meets the first Tuesday of the (COR) month at McKay Dee Hospital Education Center.  The meeting is held at noon and lunch is provided by McKay Dee Hospital. This meeting is a communication system to enable organizations/individuals to share information on their services to increase collaboration, utilization community resources and eliminate duplication of services. The Coalition of Resources Chair is Samantha Tilton -


For more information contact Samantha Tilton -

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FREE presentations available on a variety of health subjects.  Available to schools, businesses, community, etc. Topics include:

Education Presentations:

Alcohol Poisoning

Help students understand the facts and dangers of binge drinking and alcohol overdosing which could result in alcohol poisoning. (7th grade - Adult)

Anger Management

How to calm yourself down and take control of your anger, and how to effectively resolve conflicts without put downs or violence.  (7th grade - Adult)

Building Assets

Help students understand the components of bullying, and how to deal with and prevent bullying behavior.  It encompasses information on bullies, victims, bystanders and parent helps.            (Kindergarten - Adult)


Help students understand the components of bullying, and how to deal with and prevent bullying behavior.  It encompasses information on bullies, victims, bystanders and parent helps.         (Kindergarten - Adult)


How to communicate effectively with others. (Kindergarten- Adult)

Decision Making

How to make good choices by looking at your needs, consequences and how others will be affected. (3rd grade - Adult).

Energy Drinks

Education on what the ingredients are in energy drinks as well as possible side effects and dangers of consuming energy drinks. (7th grade - Adult)

Goal Setting

How to set and reach long and short term goals. (3rd grade - Adult)

Media Literacy

Tricks the media uses to persuade people to buy their products/critical thinking skills.  How media impacts behavior, including violence, substance use, sexuality. (7thgrade - Adult)

Natural Highs

Positive, healthy things to do instead of drugs. (K-12th grades and Adults)

Refusal Skills

Peer pressure; “How to say no and keep your friends”. (1st grade - Adult)

Risk & Protective Factors

Identify what factors put a young person at risk for involvement in anti-social behaviors and what factors can offer protection. (9th grade - Adult)

Stress Management

Techniques to positively deal with stress. (2nd grade - Adult)

Substance Use & Pregnancy

Effects of alcohol, tobacco and other drug use during pregnancy with a special focus on Alcohol effects and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) (7th grade - Adult)

True Colors

Identify the personality style of yourself and others.  Identifies learning style, teaching style and helps to identify characteristics/behaviors and how to utilize this to better relate to others. (7th grade – Adult)

Wheel of Misfortune

An educational presentation that serves to inform youth about the risk associated with underage drinking (5th grade – Adult)

For more information contact Rachelle Krohn

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Prescription Drugs

Overdose is the leading cause of injury death. Weber County is one of the highest in the state for opioid drug overdoses @ 34.2 per 100,000 people, 2 ½ times higher than the state average.   Utah had the 4th highest rate of drug overdose death in the U.S. in 2013-2014.  Utah has the 1st highest rate of drug overdose death for veterans.  The substances most responsible for poisoning deaths come from opioid medications including morphine, methadone, hydrocodone, fentanyl, oxycodone, and from heroin.

Good Samaritan Law

A person who renders emergency care at or near the scene of, or during an emergency, gratuitously and in good faith, is not liable for any civil damages or penalties as a result of any act or omission by the person rendering the emergency care, unless the person is grossly negligent or caused the emergency.


For more information contact Samantha Tilton -

Naloxone Trainings

Opioid overdose is reversible through the timely administration of the drug naloxone (Narcan®) and the provision of emergency care. Naloxone (Narcan®) is an antidote for opioid overdose. It can reverse the overdose and save a life. This is a very safe antidote and it is LEGAL to have in the state of Utah.  If this can benefit you or someone you love, let's get naloxone in your life.  These lives matter! WHS Prevention arranges Naloxone trainings for businesses, law enforcement, firefighters, community members, and anyone else who would like to be trained.  Contact us today.


For more information contact Samantha Tilton -

Naloxone Law

Permits physicians to prescribe naloxone to third parties (someone who is usually a caregiver or a potential bystander to a person at risk for an overdose). Permits individuals to administer naloxone without legal liability.

Proper Prescribing Trainings

Improving the way opioids are prescribed through clinical practice training guidelines can ensure patients have access to safer, more effective chronic pain treatment while reducing the number of people who misuse, abuse, or overdose from these drugs. In partnership with the Utah Department of Health we arrange proper prescribing trainings using the Utah Prescribing Guidelines and the CDC Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain.


For more information contact Samantha Tilton -

Safe Storage

The majority of people who use prescription pain medications that are not prescribed to them report getting them from a family member or friend. In fact, just by having prescription pain medications in your home you are at increased risk for theft.

Just as pharmacies have expectations to protect and maintain their inventory of prescription pain medications, consumers should do the same.

- Store medications out of reach of kids, family, and guests.
- Know where your medications are at all times.
- Keep prescribed medications in the original container with the label attached and the child-resistant cap secured.Keep track of the number of pills that are in your prescription so you are immediately aware if any are missing.
- Dispose of all unused and expired medications properly.  
- Proper storage and disposal of all medications is essential to health and safety.

Safe Disposal

Safe Disposal - It is important to safely dispose of unused or expired medications. Safe disposal saves lives and the environment. The two safest disposal methods are:

Permanent Drop Boxes

Permanent community collection sites are located in law enforcement agencies and pharmacies statewide.  Intermountain Healthcare has permanent medication disposal drop boxes at Intermountain Community Pharmacy locations across the state.  H.B. 306 Disposal of Unused Prescription Drugs passed during Utah’s 2012 General Session allows a pharmacy take back program.


To view permanent drop-off locations near you, please click on the button below.   

Take Back Events

The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day(s) aims to provide a safe, convenient and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.  We do one usually every Spring and Fall.


For more information contact Samantha Tilton -

Use Only as Directed

The “Use Only As Directed” campaign is a media and education campaign designed to prevent and reduce the misuse and abuse of prescription pain medications in Utah by providing information and strategies regarding safe use, safe storage, and safe disposal. Efforts include a paid media campaign, online presence (website and social media), outreach events and non-traditional public relations events.

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For more information or To request Use Only as Directed Brochures contact us via email (Samantha Tilton - or by phone: 801-625-3679.

Weber Human Services Prevention

237 26th Street

Ogden, UT 84401 Tel: (801) 625-3679

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday  8:00AM – 5:00PM

Saturday - Sunday       Closed


Other Contact Numbers

Weber Human Services (801) 625-3700 - Daytime Number and
1-800-273-8255 - 24 Hour Crisis.