About Prevention & Early Intervention

Our goal is to develop a clear, coordinated and comprehensive approach to promotion of healthy individuals, prevention of behavioral health problems, and earlier intervention when a problem is recognized.


  • Suicide prevention
  • Substance abuse prevention / Partners for Success
  • Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
  • Alcohol Safety Action Program
  • Tobacco enforcement and vendor/youth education
  • Alcohol and Drug Information Schools

In combining these programs into a single section focused on promotion, prevention and early intervention we are committed to developing an integrated, community-based approach to proactive services that will assist us in improving the overall health of Alaska’s communities, families and individuals.