Our Sponsors

Check out our generous sponsors who make our mission possible!

Thank You, WBEF!

On September 16th, we received a $1,000 donation from the West Bloomfield Educational Foundation as one of their community partners. We are beyond grateful for WBEF’s generosity!

WBEF & WBSD Donate $1,000 to the GWBCC

12 Emojis Parents Should Know

After the death of her 16-year-old son due to drug overdose, Dr. Laura Berman wants other parents to understand the language of teens: emojis. To read more about this story, PLEASE CLICK HERE.

JARA Panel Discussion

In case you missed us and the Jewish Addiction Resource Alliance (JARA) for the JARA Panel Discussion, the discussion included topics such as exploring addiction, recovery, resources and personal stories. To watch this virtual event’s recording, please CLICK HERE.

Prevention: 10 Things Parents Can Do

90% of Americans with a substance use disorder began using substances before the age of 18. Watch the video below to learn about 10 ways you can help to keep your kid safe from addiction. For a Prevention Toolkit and more related to addiction, visit Addiction Policy Forum’s website

Alliance 2020 Key Findings Report

Most of our youth make good decisions and here’s the proof! Here is a summary of noteworthy findings regarding middle and high school student drug and alcohol use, risks associated with use, and drug and alcohol perceptions from the most recent Michigan Profile for Healthy Youth (MIPHY) survey.

21 Reasons to Stay Above the Influence

We Have Exciting News!

The Greater West Bloomfield Community Coalition has Exciting News! We are very honored to have been awarded The Seymour Gretchko Youth Advocate Award! This award is one of the many Michigan Week awards. Michigan Week Awards are a revered 48-year-old tradition in Greater West Bloomfield, saluting individuals and groups who make volunteer service a priority and dedicate themselves to furthering the common good. Please click this link and see us receive this great honor!

Michigan Week Awards Breakfast

Congratulations to all of our KIC Michigan Week Hidden Treasures Award winners!

KIC Michigan Week Breakfast

Featured News and Info: The Truth About...

Vaping Now an Epidemic Among High Schoolers

Read the alarming CNN report here.

Teen Undergoes CPR after Vaping at School

A Georgia high school student collapsed and nearly died after using a vape pen. Read more here.

14 Young People Hospitalized after Vaping

In Wisconsin and Illinois, 14 young people were hospitalized after vaping. 11 had cases of severe lung disease, and 3 others reported difficulty breathing. Read this article to learn more.

The Dangers of E-Cigarettes

Vaping has been marketed as a healthier alternative to smoking. However, recent studies have now linked e-cigarettes to a higher risk of stroke, heart attack, diseased arteries, and cancer. Read this article to learn more.

Think Vaping is Safe? Think Again

Vaping Guide for Parents

The non-profit organization Partnership for Drug Free Kids just recently published a free vaping guide for parents that contains important information regarding the risks and unknowns of vaping in kids. To learn more, visit their website here.

Vaping Tool Kit

5 Things to Know About Vaping

According to experts, vaping is a problem that parents do not get schooled on, which often leads to the wrong perceptions. The Detroit Free Press recently published a free article covering the 5 most important things parents should know about vaping.

Vaping Facts & Myths

Vaping Facts & Myths

6 Vaping Products Disguised as Household Items

There’s a range of vaping products companies are selling online that are designed to look like everyday items. Teens are currently using those devices, allowing them to vape undetected right under the noses of parents and teachers. To find out more about what everyday items could be disguised as e-cigarettes, please click here.

Juulers Against Juul

Vaping, Smoking, and COVID-19

Marijuana Talk Kit: What You Need to Know to Talk with Your Teen About Marijuana

Between marijuana legalization, the normalization in pop culture, and new ways of using (edibles, vaporizers, concentrates), it's becoming more complicated for parents to talk to their teens. So where do you start? And what should you say? The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids is here to help. To order a FREE kit, visit: this webpage.

Weed Can Wait: FAQ

Preventing Marijuana Use Among Youth & Young Adults

Here is a great article about preventing marijuana use from the Alliance of Coalitions for Healthy Communities (ACHC).

Marijuana Usage in West Bloomfield

Splash reporter Sheena Monnin attended a panel at Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital where both local and state leaders gathered together to discuss the side effects of using marijuana.

Risks of Marijuana

Click here to learn more about the risks of using marijuana.

Clear The Smoke: Marijuana Toolkit

Cannabis 101

Impact of Marijuana on Adolescent Health

Drive and Ride Sober

Drunk Driving Car Special thanks to A&M Service Center for providing the car!

Underage Drinking

Underage Drinking Fact Sheet

Michigan Underage Drinking - Do Your Part

Preventing Underage Drinking

Click here to learn more about preventing underage drinking.

College Drinking

Make A Difference - Talk to Your Child

Keeping Watch: Heroin in Our Community

Learn more at http://civiccentertv.com/keepingwatch/

12 Emojis Parents Should Know

After the death of her 16-year-old son due to drug overdose, Dr. Laura Berman wants other parents to understand the language of teens: emojis. To read more about this story, PLEASE CLICK HERE.

Prescription Drug Abuse Toolkit

Suicide Prevention

Suicide is a major public health problem and is the second leading cause of death in the United States and Michigan. Please click here to learn more about how it can be prevented.

Suicide Prevention Toolkit

New Oakland Crisis Line

New Oakland Crisis Line

Coping Skills List

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Oakland Community Health Network

Federal, State, and/or County funding has been provided through Oakland Community Health Network Substance Use Disorder Services to support project costs.