CADCA Comments: Virginia Beach Youth and Community Action Team

2-19-19- Comments from Mike Reiss- Youth and Community Action Team Virginia Beach Community Coalition Co-chair The CADCA Conference demonstrated that coalitions from the local, state and federal levels must work together to protect and support the communities and populations they represent. These coalitions must be prepared to guide and train coalitions formed in the local…

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Wake Up! 2019: Media, Drugs & Your Teen

FREE Community Forum · What’s in Your Medicine Cabinet? · What’s Hiding in Your Teen’s Bedroom? Visit our exhibit “Hidden in Plain Sight”: Can you spot the warning signs of drug abuse in this exhibit that looks like your teen’s bedroom? · Your Teen’s Social Media & Secret Messages Speakers include: Dr. Ben Fickenscher, Federal Bureau of Investigation,…

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REVIVE Classes!!!!

REVIVE! Classes REVIVE! is Virginia’s Opioid Overdose and Naloxone Education (ONE) program, helping people learn how to recognize and respond to opioid overdose emergencies by administering naloxone, a medication that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Medical experience is helpful but not necessary! The class will be offered to anyone interested in attending…

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Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

ASIST is the most widely used suicide prevention training in the world. This evidenced-based training is a two-day intensive, interactive and practice-dominated course designed to help caregivers recognize and review risk, and intervene to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. When: Thursday & Friday, November 16 – 17, 2017 Where: Pembroke Six Office Building, Suite…

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