Health Promotion & Prevention
The various communities in Marion County make our home a wonderful place to live, work, and play. Through community collaboration, we aim to engage and empower individuals and communities to choose healthy behaviors, work together, and shape our environment to prevent chronic disease and promote health and wellness for all residents. Learn more about our programs and what resources are available to ensure our communities thrive.
2045 Silverton Rd NE, Suite B, Salem, OR 97301
The Tobacco Prevention and Education Program is designed to prevent the use of tobacco products by youth and adults, promote tobacco cessation, and reduce exposure to secondhand smoke.
Learn more about creating smoke-free places and how to report smoking violations here.
In Marion County, we join the Surgeon General and state leaders in recognizing and responding to the clear need for suicide prevention. Suicide is the second leading cause of death among youth ages 10-24.
Click here to learn more about strategies being taken to reduce and prevent suicide in Marion County.
For most people, gambling is a form of recreation. For some, however, the pleasure of gambling has spiraled out of control.
Learn how gambling affects youth, adults, and older adults, as well as the resources that are available to educators, parents, employers, gamblers, and their loved ones.
Sign up to receive the Marion County Prevention Team Newsletter! Each quarter, we highlight selected programs, share information about events and resources, and let you know how you can be involved in healthy local activities. Whether you are a business owner, parent, educator, advocate, provider, or just interested in your community, we know you will find something to inspire you.