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State Prevention Enhancement (SPE) Policy Consortium




The State Prevention Enhancement (SPE) Policy Consortium was originally formed in 2011 by representatives from 26 state and tribal agencies and organizations, and is now open to any organization working on statewide efforts to prevent substance use disorder and promote mental health.

Mission Statement: The SPE Consortium, through partnerships, is working to strengthen and support an integrated statewide system of community-driven substance use disorder prevention, mental health promotion, and related issues.

The Consortium is responsible for the state-level planning and implementation of collaborative strategies to address substance misuse prevention and mental health promotion. The Consortium completed its 2023-2027 Five-Year Strategic Plan in October 2023. 

Focusing on a data driven process, the Consortium completed a needs assessment that identified the following priority areas:

The SPE Consortium meets the second Monday of every odd numbered month, from 1:00 to 4:00 PM. For more information, to propose a presentation to the SPE Consortium, or to receive an invitation to upcoming meetings, please email Isaac Wulff at





Sarah Mariani, SPE Co-Chair
Substance Use Disorder Prevention and Mental Health Promotion Section Manager
Washington State Health Care Authority, Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery


Patti Migliore Santiago, SPE Co-Chair
Community Based Prevention Section Manager
Washington State Department of Health