Health and Sobriety in 2018

Hello friends! Hope you rang in the new year with a healthy and safe celebration. If you're looking to gain or maintain sobriety in 2018, there are some steps you can take that will support you in your goals. Practice gratitude. Gratitude is one of the main principles of recovery. It will keep you grounded... Continue Reading →

Ocean Career Day @ Seattle Aquarium

Ocean Career Day is Saturday January 27, 2018 9 am to 2 pm Ocean Career Day is an opportunity for middle, high school and college students to learn about educational, volunteer, internship and career opportunities at a variety of colleges, nonprofits and government institutions. Parents, guardians and teachers are also welcome to attend. There are formal presentations... Continue Reading →


WAPI is moving out of Columbia City into our very own office! We will be welcoming the new year with 2 new locations to better serve our youth in King County. If you know anyone suffering from Substance Use Disorder or if you'd like to know about our Prevention/Education programs, give us a call! WAPI's Music... Continue Reading →

National Take-Back Medication Day

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is October 28, 2017.  4 out of every 5 people who start using heroin start with inappropriate use of prescriptions.  Getting rid of unused medication is one of the most powerful prevention tools possible.  King County has a secure medication return program that can help you keep your family and communities... Continue Reading →

Parent’s Guide to Preventing Underage Marijuana Use

Are you concerned with the availability of marijuana in your community? King County offers a free guide to preventing underage use here. It is available in a variety of languages and offers helpful tips for concerned parents or caregivers. English Amharic Somali Spanish Swahili Tigrigna Remember, you don't need to face substance use fears alone.... Continue Reading →

Teenology 101-Surviving the Teen Years

Join us at the Federal Way Community Center on October 28th from 9am to Noon for a helpful, supportive forum offering help on the issues that affect our youth: General Wellness Social Media Drug Use Prevention Mental Health Reproductive Health The event is free and sure to offer some resources for these hot topics. Federal... Continue Reading →

YMCA Young Adult Conference

The YMCA will be hosting a life skills conference for young adults (ages 17-25) on 8/22 and 8/23. The conference is called Level Up! Life Skills for Crushing Adulthood. It will be at Benaroya hall, and includes: swag and raffle items Speakers from Seahawks & Delta Air Lines Resource fair Workshops hosted by awesome corporations & non-profits Lunch both... Continue Reading →

Exciting New Changes at WAPI

Hello to all our friends and supporters! There have been many changes at WAPI over the summer, and we're looking forward to sharing our exciting and positive news. Coming next month we'll resume our music and arts programming around King County, and have continued offering our counseling and outreach services. Come back soon to hear... Continue Reading →

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