Prevention Talks: Family-Based Prevention During COVID-19

YOU ARE INVITED TO: PREVENTION TALKS Prevention Talks is an open online discussion hosted by APSI with speakers who will explore some of the current issues and their potential impact on prevention research and practice.  Speakers will represent a variety of stakeholders in the field including prevention decision-makers at the state and regional level; prevention…

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Tobacco prevention use grant opportunity

The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth (VFHY) is excited to announce a new round of three-year Tobacco Use Prevention funding. In addition to funding tobacco, nicotine, and vaping prevention and cessation instruction, the RFP will include a brand new funding category, supporting community projects aimed at reducing tobacco, nicotine, and vaping product use among specific youth populations. The full RFP will be…

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Congratulations Prevention Coalitions of Virginia!!!

Greetings!!! This came along with a phone call this morning!! “CADCA- Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of Virginia-  is thrilled to be able to honor Virginia with the 2021 State Membership Award this year for Virginia’s commitment to prevention and community coalition development by mobilizing communities to prevent substance use disorder. The award will be presented to…

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CADCA Tobacco Prevention and Control in Rural America Webinar

Upcoming Webinar Announcement CADCA’s Geographic Health Equity Alliance (GHEA) is partnering with the National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI) and the Maine Public Health Institute at the University of Southern Maine to present the webinar “Tobacco Prevention and Control in Rural America,” on October 30, 2020 from 1 – 2 pm EDT. Erika Ziller and…

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New SAMSHA Center for Substance Abuse Prevention Director

Good morning- I received this yesterday. The new CSAP Director has no prevention experience. Once again, I am grateful that the SABG Prevention Set Aside is protected by law as everything prevention is being dismantled by current SAMHSA leadership. I would be curious to hear any of your thoughts! Gail   The Office of the…

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FREE CADCA Webinars!

CADCA is pleased to announce that the Webinar Wednesdays series is back, due to popular demand! This free monthly webinar event will be hosted by several CADCA trainers. Webinars will cover topics including social justice, sector engagement, sustainability and more! September 30, 2020 1-2:30 pm EDT Trainer: Colber Prosper Racial Tensions- Do Coalitions have a Role?…

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Michael Olsen

On March 1, 2004, DBHDS received the gift of Michael Olsen! He had already served his country in the Navy and well as the community of Virginia Beach for 6 years through the CSB.  For 16 years, then the Office of Prevention Services, was blessed with his compassion, boyish charm and willingness to assist whenever…

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