SAMHSA grantees and community groups – we need YOU!

SAMHSA grantees and community groups – we need YOU! The wheels are already in motion for planning NPW 2019 and we want your help! Send us your best photos from your National Prevention Week 2018 activities, or other prevention activities and events, and you could be the face of National Prevention Week 2019. Great photos…

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Thank you Norfolk! Videos they’ve done related to the opioid crisis

1) This link for the REVIVE promotion https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nOPnt6cgvtE NPC Did You Know www.youtube.com #norfolkVA #757 2) This link promoting SUD peer recovery: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xx1MwYb_5UI Inside Scoop – Norfolk’s Response to the Opioid Epidemic www.youtube.com Every day, more than 115 people in the United States die from overdosing on #PrescriptionPainkillers. But there’s hope in #NorfolkVA! We’re giving you the “Inside…

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Teens who vape more likely to use pot later. Risk-taking, antisocial teens 5 times more likely to die young. Heineken embraces marijuana craze, more.

View this email in your browser Teens who vape or use hookah are more likely to use marijuana later, study finds Adolescents who use e-cigarettes (vaping) or hookah (water pipes for flavored tobacco) are 3.6 to 4 times more likely to begin or regularly use marijuana two years later compared to those who do not…

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$200,000 Grant Opportunity for Rural Communities

From: Kania, Pamela (HRSA) <PKania@hrsa.gov>Date: Tue, Jun 19, 2018 at 5:08 PMSubject: FW: The Rural Communities Opioid Response Funding OpportunityTo: “Kania, Pamela (HRSA)” <PKania@hrsa.gov> Dear Colleagues:  After speaking directly with many of you about this announcement, I am excited to share with you that the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Federal Office of Rural Health Policy…

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Updates!

Greetings!  It has been an extremely busy week this week but fortunately with some good things! The Notice of Awards (NOAs) went out yesterday for the Prevention portion of OPT-R. I know many hoped for more resources, as did I, but Prevention didn’t get any additional funding. We had hoped to,  but it didn’t happen….

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