Prevent suicide and substance use


The Prevention Division strives to prevent and reduce suicide and substance use disorders in Santa Clara County. The Division addresses prevention through early intervention, education, and awareness efforts. Services include:

  • Trainings
  • Skill-building workshops
  • Resource development and sharing
  • Community outreach
  • Public awareness and education campaigns
  • Crisis response
  • Technical assistance for communities and partners


By reducing substance use disorders in the County of Santa Clara through the use of age-appropriate, culturally competent, and evidence-based programs and services.


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