Prevention & Services

WHS Prevention Goals for Weber County

  1. Provide evidence based services to prevent substance misuse & substance use disorder. ​

  2. Decrease risk factors and increase protective factors related to substance use disorder.  Our current prioritized factors are:​

    1. Risk Factors:

      • Parental Attitudes Favorable to Anti-social Behavior

      • Academic Failure

      • Depressive Symptoms

    2. Protective Factors:

      • Rewards for Pro-social Behavior in the Family.

      • Rewards for Pro-social Behavior  in the Community.​

  3. Reduce 30 day youth use rates of alcohol, marijuana and non medical use of prescription drugs.​

  4. Reduce opioid overdose deaths.