Health Promotion

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Fall 2021 Survey Data from Fayette County Schools

Integrated Community Engagement (ICE) Collaborative in Fayette County, WV surveys all 7th through 12th grade students in Fayette County every fall. To see the reports go to Get Local Data or find out how you can Get Involved.

7 Helpful Tips to Stay Healthy this Winter

Staying active in the winter months can be hard, especially in West Virginia, where many days are cold and dreary, with minimal daylight. Here are 7 helpful tips to help you stay on track and live a healthier life through winter and the rest of 2022, both physically and mentally.

Teaching CATCH My Breath in Fayette County

CATCH is a vape prevention program specific to grades 5-12.  It is currently being taught at several Fayette County schools. This evidence-based program was written to educate students on the dangers of vaping and increase the positive perceptions of choosing a vape-free lifestyle. 

Fayette County Teen Court Conducts Eighth Hearing

Fayette County Teen Court has conducted its eighth hearing since the program’s start in Fall 2019. Teen Court is an alternate option for youth who are getting in trouble, either in school or the community.  Youth are from grades 7th through 12th with offenses that would be considered a misdemeanor. Read more about the program here.

What is Drug-free Communities (DFC)?

In December of 2020, the Fayette Prevention Coalition was awarded the Drug-free Communities grant. This grant will bring $125,000 dollars into Fayette county for primary drug prevention for the next 5, possibly 10 years. Learn about our goals for this grant.

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In The News

Check out this article from U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito’s website about the Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Grant.