History of the BCPN
"There is only one way to guide a child down the right path, and that is to go that way yourself!"
We seek to be a collaborative of community members who work together to identify service gaps and provide data and outcome driven, efficient and effective quality behavioral health prevention services.
Why? We believe that substance use disorders are preventable.
What/How: We support effective prevention services that focus on individual and community/environmental strategies.
Why? We believe that effective policies promote healthy, safe and drug-free communities.
What/How: We believe in partnering with community leaders to develop effective local/state/federal policies that support the well-being of individuals, families and children.
Why? We believe that timely communication is essential.
What/How: We encourage substance use disorder providers, key stakeholders and other community groups to communicate and ensure that individuals, families and children are informed, supported and receive appropriate and timely services.
Why? We believe that substance use disorders and mental health disorders, if left untreated, have far reaching consequences for the entire community.
What/How: We believe a collaborative approach to prevention, intervention and recovery impacts domestic violence, suicide, crime, community safety, child abuse and neglect, health and wellness, and school and workplace success.
Health and Well-being
Why? We believe that it is important that healthy habits be instilled in children.
What/How: We believe families have the most influence on their children. It is essential that we provide them with adequate support, information and services.
Bay County Prevention Network Membership
♦Bay Area Women’s Center ♦Bay Arenac Behavioral Health ♦Bay-Arenac ISD ♦Bay Arenac Great Start Collaborative ♦Boys & Girls Club of Bay County ♦Bay City Department of Public Safety ♦Bay City Public Schools ♦Bay Area Consultants ♦Neighborhood Resource Center ♦Bay County Probate Court ♦Bay County Health Department ♦Bay County Prosecutor's Office ♦Bay County Human Service Collaborative Council ♦CAN Council ♦Community Members ♦Domestic Violence Community Response Team ♦DYTUR ♦Good Samaritan Rescue Mission
♦ List Psychological ♦McLaren Bay Region ♦Mid-State Health Network ♦Opportunity Center ♦ Pastor Stephen Peckam ♦Peer360 Recovery Alliance ♦Pinconning Police Department ♦Sacred Heart Rehabilitation Center ♦Senator Mike Green's Office