Ohio County Partners in Prevention (PIP) is one of 42 community teams across the State of WV. Through community projects, educational resources, and referrals for services, PIP aims to strengthen families, educate the public, advocate for children, and champion family-friendly communities in order to reduce child maltreatment. OCPIP also holds an annual conference with varying topics depending on the needs of the community.
As outlined by TEAM for West Virginia Children, the goals of PIP Teams are to:
April is annually recognized as Child Abuse Prevention Month, but the Ohio County PIP team is committed to offering a variety of informational sessions and community projects year-round to bring awareness to child abuse and neglect and help build strong familial foundations in the community.
The Ohio County FRN facilitates collaboration regularly between hospitals, DHHR, treatment programs, the recovery community, prevention services, early childhood programs, managed care and other community resources.
We will regularly provide information regarding upcoming substance use prevention meetings, workshops, peer recovery trainings, and other resources.
You can prevent the abuse of prescription medications. Safely and securely drop off your unused or unwanted prescription medications today at one of these permanent locations across the Northern Panhandle. No ID needed.
The Northern Panhandle Reentry Council serves the Hancock, Brooke, Ohio, Marshall, and Wetzel counties of West Virginia. Their goal is to offer resources to those individuals who are seeking reentry into society either from prison or drug rehabilitation.