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Community Link Working Together to Make Prosser a Safer, Healthier Community

Youth Are the Future of Our Community Let's Keep Drugs & Alcohol from Being a Barrier to their Success

In the recent Healthy Youth Survey, middle and high school students were asked about their use of and attitudes towards tobacco, drugs, and alcohol. These were the results:

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39% Were at Risk for Favorable Attitudes Towards Drugs

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57% Were Protected by Interactions with Prosocial Peers

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34% Reported Feeling Sad or Hopeless for at Least Two Weeks in the Past Year

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49% Said They Have an Adult to Turn to When They Feel Sad or Hopeless

The Prosser Thrive Coalition Helping Our Youth. Leading Our Community.

The Prosser Thrive Coalition’s goal is to have representation from the following sectors actively involved in coalition meetings and work. Members agree to represent a sector of the community and to faithfully attend monthly coalition meetings. 

  • Youth

  • Healthcare Professionals

  • Schools

  • Local, County, & State Government

  • Parents

  • Volunteers & Civic Organizations

  • Businesses

  • Religious Organizations

  • Law Enforcement

  • Substance Abuse Organizations

  • Media

  • Youth Serving Organizations

What Does the Prosser Thrive Coalition Do? Just a Few of the Ways We Make an Impact

  • Partners

    Partners contribute to the work of the coalition through collaboration on projects, events, and funding.

  • Public Awareness

    Media Campaigns are designed to encourage and empower adult and youth

  • Parenting Workshops

    Interactive workshops to support parents in guiding their children through the preteen and teen years

  • Programs

    School- and community-wide programs that provide support and education to students and parents

Coalition Organized Programs Providing Real-World Education & Support to Parents & Students

Youth coalition - group prom portrait

Guiding Good Choices

This interactive workshop, held once a week for five in the fall and winter, is designed to support parents in guiding their children through the preteen and teen years. 

Prosser thrive meeting

Communities in Schools

With a partnership between Benton-Franklin Communities in Schools and Prosser School District, a full-time staff member is provided at Housel Middle School to assist students who are referred and identified for a need of additional support

Mustangs Thrive Red Ribbon Week

Second Step

This program is offered at Housel Middle School for grades 6-8 through PE Class. The program helps students navigate real life issues like stress, peer pressure, and communication skills.

Prosser thrive field trip - students on bus

SPORT Prevention Plus Wellness

This drug and alcohol education program is required of all 7th-12th grade in Prosser School District who are involved in extracurricular activities. 

Ready to Get Involved? Monthly Meetings for Parents & Community Members

3rd Thursday of each month
8:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
at Bethel Church
(270 North Gap Road, Prosser)

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