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Cowlitz County WSU Extension for the Strengthening Families Program
An evidence-based, best-practice program designed to strengthen families.  The program serves Cowlitz County parents and youth aged 10-14.  Cost-effective program meets the heart of the definition of "mental health dollars being well spent".

Cowlitz Family Health Center for The Phoenix House
Transitional housing services for Cowlitz residents that are embedded in a wrap-around model that includes referrals for substance abuse treatment, mental health treatment, physical health care, domestic violence services, and/or sexual assault services.  The Phoenix House coupled with the Parent-Child Assistance Program (PCAP) program provides primary prevention to break the cycle of addiction and prevent early childhood trauma.

Columbia Wellness
Program to serve children age 3-18 and their parents.  Services are evidence-based, fidelity, best-practice, or promising practice and are provided in local agencies such as Head Start and the Cowlitz Youth Services Center.

Emergency Support Shelter
Program to serve children age 3-18 and their parents.  Services are evidence-based, fidelity, best-practice, or promising practice which are provided the Emergency Support Shelter.

Cowlitz Indian Tribe for the Healing of the Canoe Program
The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities considers the Healing of the Canoe intervention a promising practice.  The program intends to convey life skills to adolescents to promote a sense of cultural belonging, optimism, and resilience, and to help prevent substance abuse and the development of behavioral health problems.  Native Americans suffer from mental illness and substance abuse disproportionately compared to the majority population.  This program provides prevention-focused services to all youth in Cowlitz County including American Indian, Alaska Native youth. 



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