Connect Workshop for Parents

A two-hour workshop for parents and guardians in Deschutes County to learn factual, unbiased information and skills to start conversations with their kids about marijuana, tobacco and other drugs. This is a free workshop for all participants and is offered throughout communities in Deschutes Counties. Click here to learn more…

The Keys to Unlocking Community Norms –
a workshop for community leaders

Understanding how community norms impact human behavior can help leaders strategically strengthen their communities. This 1.5 hour, interactive workshop will unlock the science of norms and how we can use their power for the good of our community. Click here to learn more.


This new health program is now available in some Deschutes County schools. UpShift is designed to help youth stop their substance use by completing a series of one-on-one counseling sessions with a local trained professional. Click here to learn more…

“Start The Conversation” awareness campaign

Parents are one of the strongest influencers on their children when it comes to drug use. The Start The Conversation media campaign encourages parents to talk with their teens about the potential dangers of marijuana use and of driving high. This Marijuana Talk Kit (produced by the Partnership for Drug Free Kids) provides advice, strategies and skills building for parents who want to Start The Conversation. Click here to learn more…

“Take Meds Seriously Oregon” awareness campaign

Prescription drug safety starts with you. This awareness campaign provides information about safe use, safe storage, and safe disposal of prescription and over-the-counter medications. Safe disposal locations are provided for locations in Deschutes County and around Oregon.  Safety tips are provided that everyone can follow.  Click here to learn more…

“Enjoy, Protect, Respect” awareness campaign

The Shared Future Coalition partnered with the Upper Deschutes Watershed Council and other stakeholders to promote health and safety along the Deschutes River in Bend. The “Enjoy, Protect, Respect” awareness campaign strives to increase community engagement to enhance the overall health and usability of the Deschutes River. The City of Bend banned alcohol use along the Deschutes River in Bend in 2006. City, State, and Bend Park District rules about alcohol, marijuana, and tobacco products are designed to enhance the experience of all Deschutes River users. Together, as an engaged and informed community we can enjoy, protect, and respect the Deschutes River.  Click here to learn more…

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