Prevention Resource Center
The mission of the Prevention Resource Center 5 is to serve as a central data repository for region 5 and become a resource for organizations, coalitions, and agencies throughout the 15 counties of the region.
The goal is to strengthen collaborations, increase awareness and serve as a resource focused on developing a sustainable infrastructure to support the creation, storage, visualization and exchange of local, regional, and statewide data.
To achieve this mission, PRC5 aims to enhance data sharing by identifying, collecting, interpreting, and analyzing data specific to behavioral health statistics, trends, and service gaps.
The center focuses on developing data products highlighting local, regional, and statewide trends which are available through social media, email blasts, and data newsletters.
Region 5 Prevention Resource Center provides the following services:
Prevention resources (pamphlets, posters, stickers, bookmarks, activity and coloring books)
Educational presentations on alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs
Tobacco prevention presentations for minors, parents and other community members
Retail merchant education
Coordinate regional prevention trainings
Coordinate and facilitate town hall meetings on drug trends
Informational booths for health fairs and community events
Tobacco retailer visits
Community tobacco prevention resource
Provide data to community organizations
Coordinate and facilitate epidemiology workgroups