The Focus of Our Efforts
Recognizing the enormity of the challenges our society faces, The Leeward Initiative is dedicated to making a lasting impact through our coalition projects. While our efforts are driven by our organization’s singular vision, we spread a wide net by investing in a variety of progressive strategies. Learn more about our initiatives and get involved yourself.
SUBSTANCE FREE PARKS
Find out where your family can play and enjoy the great outdoors without the presence of alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, or vaping use.
OPIATE MISUSE PREVENTION
Through our Opiate Work Group, we implement a variety of projects aimed at reducing opiate misuse and preventing opioid overdose. Our projects range from annual Medication Take Back events, to distribution of free medication lock boxes and educational outreach. Get in touch with us today and see how you can lend a helping hand with the Opiates Work Group.
YOUTH MARIJUANA & ALCOHOL PREVENTION
Our Marijuana and Alcohol Work Groups lead the charge for projects focused on educating and engaging with youth. We implement the Prime for Life early intervention program, distribute resources to OB/GYN and pediatric provider offices, and collaborate on a tri-county annual Youth Summit event, just to name a few. Contact us today to get involved in this great prevention work!
TREATMENT & RECOVERY SUPPORT
We recognize that treatment and recovery for substance use is a need for many residents in Mason County, and we strive to see these needs met through the collaboration and engagement of providers in our community. Through the efforts of our Recovery Work Group, we helped establish a LifeRing recovery group in Mason County, and also provide reimbursement for mileage expenses to those transporting individuals outside the county for treatment. We look forward to collaborating on more projects that help close the gaps for those seeking recovery and treatment options. Get in touch to learn more!