Tri-County’s Prevention Goal is: Reduce alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use by children and youth, and promote the health, safety and well-being of residents residing in Clay, Platte and Ray counties.
Prevention Specialists provide technical assistance to nineteen coalitions. Sixteen coalitions are located within the 14 area school district boundaries (with NKC SD having 3 coalitions within their district boundaries). Staff also support three broad-based coalitions: Youth With Vision, a high school prevention leadership and advocacy coalition; the Ray County Coalition that includes leadership from the four local Ray County coalitions; and the Northland Coalition that includes various sectors of the community, including representatives from the sixteen local coalitions, Ray County Coalition, and Youth With Vision. A few of our primary programs include: