Statement by SAMHSA on NREPP

We just wanted to pass along this information that we received today about NREPP: Colleagues Last week, SAMHSA announced that it was not going to continue to support the National Registry of Evidence-based Practices and Programs (NREPP).  Given the current federal administration’s dismissal of proven some science (such as climate change), the announcement that SAMHSA […]

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PBPS Capacity Enhancement

PBPS Enhancement in Capacity Channel for Block Grant funding DBHDS has been working with CPG to implement an enhancement to the Capacity Channel in the PBPS to assist the State in completing the monthly CARS report. This enhancement required adding a couple of additional fields to the Capacity channel when inputting activities that are funded […]

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Correction: Data Entry Change Trainings such as MHFA, ASIST, QPR Gatekeeper, SafeTALK, and KOGNITO

There has been a lot of concern about how entering trainings such as MHFA is entered into the PBPS. We (CPG, OMNI, and myself) came together and decided that we will allow these types of  trainings to be entered under “Campaign” and not just “Cohorts”. Please understand that if you have already entered these trainings […]

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Troubling trends on cocaine’s reach

Be part of the discussion. Be part of the solutions. Join us for the inaugural National Cocaine, Meth & Stimulant Summit. Numbers show cocaine again damaging minority communities A new study indicates that cocaine is having an effect on African-American populations that is similar to the opioid crisis’s impact on whites. Opioid adulterants now affecting cocaine […]

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PBPS FAQs

There has been a lot of questions about staff hours in the PBPS so I have created a FAQ page for the PBPS. As more frequently asked questions come in, I will continue to add them to the page. Right now, it has questions on there about volunteer hours, staff hour reports, lumping staff hours […]

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Build Capacity: CSB Development tab definitions

What is a “Coalition Development” or “CSB Development” activity? Coalition (or CSB) Development are just organizational-specific terms that refer to Capacity Development, a Community-based Process. Development activities are those activities that the coalition and its members, or the CSB staff engage in that are not expected to directly change the attitudes, behaviors, perceptions, or knowledge […]

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Virginia Forum on Youth Tobacco Use: Translating Research into Practice and Policy

Virginia Forum on Youth Tobacco Use: Translating Research into Practice and Policy   SAVE THE DATE   Please mark your calendars for the sixth triennial Virginia Forum on Youth Tobacco Use: Translating Research into Practice and Policy. This conference will be held in Richmond, VA at the Delta Marriot Richmond Downtown on March 21-22, 2018. […]

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Opt-R STR Bi-weekly Reports Update

PLEASE READ: Directions and format has changed!!! As you already know, the STR is a fast moving program with close monitoring from Congress. In light of the demand for grant program progress information and regular status updates, management is requesting us to provide bi-weekly prevention opioid status reports.  Some of this data is being recorded into […]

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