Find community resources to support you on your path to nourish your new baby at the Skagit County Breastfeeding Coalition website.
You can visit any WA State Park free of charge on these days.
Yes! We live in Washington after all. However, walks may be canceled due to severe weather. In that case, participants will be notified by 8:30 am on the morning of the walk.
No, we do not offer transportation to parks and trails at this time.
No, given current CDC guidelines you are no longer required to wear a mask if you are fully vaccinated. If you are unvaccinated you are required to wear a mask if you are unable to maintain 6 ft of social distance.
Skagit Nature Rx is offering a new FREE nature walking program. Sign up today for an Out & About—Group Nature Walking program and learn how to maximize the health benefits of nature while exploring beautiful parks and trails across Skagit County. See our Nature Rx webpage for information!
No! This campaign is just one part of a much larger strategy based on the Strategic Prevention Framework. Our coalition has developed a logic model that addresses a variety of risk and protective factors that may impact youth alcohol use. We also promote and sponsor pro-social activities and environmental strategies.
Underage alcohol use is the number one substance of concern for Sedro-Woolley RISE because, although most high schoolers don’t use alcohol, it is still the most frequently used substance. However, RISE is also implementing strategies to address marijuana use, nicotine, and opioids. We also focus on primary prevention strategies such as parenting classes, and social-emotional learning.
Although it’s true that, especially with behaviors that might be viewed as socially undesirable, misreporting can happen, however, this misreporting happens much less frequently when the survey is anonymous and can be conducted independently (as our survey is). Further, extensive survey research has shown that most people are actually quite truthful on surveys! By comparing this survey to other similar surveys and getting similar results (called triangulation), we also have more
Every study has limitations – and ours is no exception! However, our numbers are very consistent with what we see reported by youth in the Washington State Healthy Youth Survey, trends in underage drinking, and a national study by the American Medical Association of parents of teens (10). By looking at both these other studies and surveys, we feel confident that the numbers in our survey