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Webinar: The Intersection Between Substance Misuse

The Intersection Between Substance MisusePrevention and Recovery Approaches Developed by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’sCenter for the Application of Prevention Technologies (SAMHSA’s CAPT),Virginia was chosen to pilot the Intersection between Substance Misuse Preventionand Recovery Approaches curriculum in 2017. In order to provide the curriculum,statewide, and ensure its sustainability, SAMSHA named the Virginia…

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Share Your Virtual Prevention Efforts!

Hi folks: In case you missed it, DEA is compiling virtual prevention efforts by colleges and universities to prevent drug misuse among college students to share on www.campusdrugprevention.gov (see below).  Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page.   September 14, 2020 Share Your Virtual Prevention Efforts!   Due to the nationwide pandemic, many drug misuse prevention…

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CADCA: Webinar Wednesdays

  Two Days Until Webinar Wednesday CADCA’s Webinar Wednesdays series is back! This free monthly webinar will be hosted by several CADCA trainers. Webinar topics include sector engagement, sustainability and more. Attend this Wednesday’s session titled Don’t Quit Yet! You are Making a Difference from 1-2:30 pm EDT with CADCA Trainer Lindsay Stockman. The webinar will focus on the eight dimensions of wellness, how to create a personal…

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Gateway Film: A Story of How Surgery and Opioids Transformed the Lives of Three Families

Gateway Film: A Story of How Surgery and Opioids Transformed the Lives of Three Families https://www.cadca.org/resources/gateway-film-story-how-surgery-and-opioids-transformed-lives-three-families Download Today!  Virtual Screening Toolkit NOW AVAILABLE! During these unprecedented times, holding an in-person screening might not be possible.  This is why our partners at Choices Matter have developed a Virtual Screening Toolkit that guides you and your coalition in…

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New Toolbox for Rural Communities

Please see below/attached information on the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)’s Rural Community Toolbox. www.ruralcommunitytoolbox.org A link to the White House press release announcing it is here: https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/trump-administration-empowers-rural-communities-new-resource-combat-drug-addiction/ Take care, Nour — Nour Alamiri, MPH, CHES® Chair \ Community Coalitions of Virginia E nalamiri@virginia.edu P 703-989-2991

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New APSI Education Center

Dear Friends and Colleagues, We at Applied Prevention Science International (APSI) have been working to develop evidence-based professional education materials and conduct prevention training here and abroad for the past 7 years. We are now pleased to announce the opening of our new APSI Education Center to support prevention professionals in their efforts to stay…

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Go Red for Red Ribbon

Hi folks: The Drug Enforcement Administration is currently planning its activities for this year’s Red Ribbon Week, which is a cornerstone of DEA’s community outreach and prevention support efforts. Red Ribbon Week, observed annually from October 23-31, highlights the importance of preventing drug misuse in our nation’s schools and communities and committing to living a…

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SAMHSA’s new Reducing Vaping Among Youth and Young Adults Guide

SAMHSA’s new Reducing Vaping Among Youth and Young Adults guide provides: • An overview of current approaches and challenges • Current evidence on effectiveness of specific interventions • Practical information to consider when selecting and implementing programs and policies • Examples of programs and policies including lessons learned • Resources for evaluation and quality improvement…

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