The mission of the Greater West Bloomfield Community Coalition is to build community partnerships to reduce high risk behaviors including alcohol, tobacco and other drug use, to help ensure that our youth may grow to their greatest potential.
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11TH ANNUAL GALA FUNDRAISERJoin us on Wednesday March 18th for our 11th Annual Gala Dinner! Click here to purchase tickets in advance. If you are unable to attend but want to make a donation, click the “Donate” button at the top of the page.
2020 World of Wellness Symposium
Community Nalaxone TrainingJoin us April 28th for a community nalaxone training. If you would like to learn more about this event, click the flyer below.
2017-2018 MiPHY Study Results
Watch this video to learn more about the results of this study on mental health and substance abuse.
A Dangerous New Tobacco ProductThis new product, called the IQOS Heating System, is not like any current cigarettes or e-cigarettes. Click here to learn more.
2019 Parent Survey Key Findings
Michigan Week Awards Breakfast
Congratulations to all of our KIC Michigan Week Hidden Treasures Award winners!
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 SchoolA Georgia high school student collapsed and nearly died after using a vape pen. Read more here.
14 Young People Hospitalized after VapingIn 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-CigarettesVaping 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
Juulers Against Juul
Marijuana Talk Kit: What You Need to Know to Talk with Your Teen About MarijuanaBetween 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.
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.