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Working together to empower young people to make smart decisions

The 40 Developmental Asset Survey will be administered in Morgan County Schools for all students in 4, 6, 8 and 10 grades. To review the survey, click on the link below.

Who We Are:

The Morgan County Partnership is a coalition made up of local citizens united in a shared vision of building a supportive network for our young people, their families and others connected with them. It also focuses on alcohol and drug prevention. The Partnership includes area nonprofits, governmental groups, the school district, churches, businesses and individuals.

Click on on the Resource Materials button to download informational brochures developed by community partners and agencies.

Our Vision & Mission

Click on the Information Link below for registration information for the

Generation Rx Youth Prevention Initiative

Our Vision

To build a supportive network of resources for our young people, their families and others connected to them in order to create a safe, healthy and drug free community.

Our Mission
To understand the issues facing our youth and families and to work together as a community to resolve those issues in order to provide our kids the support and skills they need to make smart decisions.

Click on the information link below to review and download the registration forms for the Light the Way to Recovery Run/Walk 5K & Community Vigil

A Few of Morgan County's Challenges

• Youth report seeing little or no harm in abusing substances. (WV Pride Survey)

• Youth illicit drug use is increasing in the county, even as it is decreasing across the state. (WV Pride Survey)

• Morgan County’s youth report the lowest rates in the state of “my parents talk to me about drugs and
  alcohol”. (WV Pride Survey)

• Morgan County’s alcohol buy rate by youth (80%) is 4 times greater than WV overall (19.3%). (WV ABCA
  2009 report)

• Morgan County youth report misusing opiates and benzodiazepines the most, which include Oxycontin,
  Hydrocodone, Xanax and Valium. (Morgan County Prescription Drug Survey 2010)

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