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Applications for Cohort 11 of the DBHR Prevention Fellowship Program are now open!

Learn, lead, and make a lasting impact in Washington State!

Applications for Cohort 11 of the Washington State Health Care Authority, Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery’s (DBHR) Prevention Fellowship Program, beginning in November 2023, are now open!

Applications are due 11:59 p.m. PST on Sunday, October 1, 2023.

For the past four years, DBHR’s Substance Use Disorder Prevention and Mental Health Promotion Section (DBHR-Px), in partnership with Washington State University’s (WSU) IMPACT Lab, has welcomed 28 passionate, inquisitive, and hardworking undergraduate and graduate students into the DBHR Prevention Fellowship Program.

The DBHR Prevention Fellowship is a paid 10-month opportunity that grants unparalleled access to Washington State's leaders in behavioral health prevention, treatment, and recovery. Fellows play a pivotal role on the DBHR team, helping solve real world problems in prevention science, substance use prevention, and mental health promotion. Through these meaningful interactions, Fellows gain invaluable insights into state, local, and community initiatives that profoundly impact the well-being of children, youth, and families across Washington State.

All applicants with a bachelor’s degree, or equivalent years of relevant experience, are encouraged to apply! Whether your academic focus lies in social work, public health, public policy, communications, public administration, or any other related discipline, DBHR-Px provides an inclusive environment where your aspirations can thrive.

Take the challenge! Make a change! Apply today!

To learn more about the Fellowship Program, review the frequently asked question document, visit the fellowship website, and attend an upcoming informational session:

For any questions, please contact:

Apply using the links below: