Here in Deschutes County, we have a strong sense of independence along with a shared interest in a safe, healthy and prosperous community. The Shared Future Coalition contributes to the well-being of our County and reducing substance abuse by empowering youth and young adults to make safe, healthy, and legal choices through community education, collaboration and policy. We invite you to become more informed about the negative impacts of substance abuse and the powerful opportunities we have to prevent substance abuse. Join our efforts and start making a difference today!
Fostering a safe, healthy and prosperous community.
To reduce substance abuse by empowering youth and young adults to make safe, healthy and legal choices through community education, collaboration and policy.
The Shared Future Coalition recognizes that substance abuse impacts all aspects of Deschutes County, from the individual to the family to the community. With accessibility, diversity, and cultural responsiveness in mind, the following values are embedded into all of our prevention efforts.
Safe, healthy, and legal behaviors
Our community's future
health and well-being of all citizens and visitors
Healthy, fun, and active lifestyle
Civic and social accountability
Our primary, secondary and post-secondary education and training opportunities
A strategic approach
Relationships among individuals
The responsible consumption of alcohol
- no alcohol use by minors,
- no binge drinking by adults (binge drinking is defined as 5+ drinks on one occasion for males; 4+ drinks on one occasion for females)