Ohio County Community Pulls Together After Flooding

Ohio County Community Pulls Together After Flooding

When Ohio County students returned from spring break this month, they were met with downpours that resulted in hazardous road conditions and flooding on April 2-4. Ultimately, the Ohio River crested at nearly 42 feet. Wheeling Island was nearly submerged. Schools were...
Olweus Bullying Prevention in WV

Olweus Bullying Prevention in WV

Bullying is a serious concern in West Virginia, and some schools are using evidence-based programs to reduce occurrences of bullying behavior. In 2021, over 22% of West Virginia’s high school students reported they had been bullied at school in the previous 12...
WVESMH & AWARE at Prevention Day

WVESMH & AWARE at Prevention Day

The West Virginia Prevention First Alliance hosted the 2024 Prevention Day at the Legislature on March 4th. Prevention Day brought communities together to talk about the importance of prevention. Youth groups, community members and prevention professionals spoke about...