The Olympic Educational Service District,
Student Services and Support Center received funding from Department of Health
(DOH) to serve as the Lead Organization for the Olympic Health Region to implement
the Youth Marijuana Prevention and Education Program (YMPEP). This region
includes Jefferson, Clallam, and Kitsap
The purpose of this program is to develop,
coordinate and implement a regional marijuana prevention and education program
that focuses on preventing initiation and reduce marijuana use in youth, ages
12-20, and among populations most adversely affected by marijuana throughout
Washington State. The overall goal of YMPEP is to foster healthier communities
and improve youth health outcomes.
Olympic Region YMPEP Grant Objectives:
favorable attitudes towards youth marijuana use.
community awareness around the laws in Washington State and health impact of
the number of venues, stores, and parks that implement policies and procedures
that restrict use and availability of marijuana, e-cigarette, and vaping