A Community Conversation: Eliminating Opioid Misuse

Join the City of Alexandria in a community conversation about eliminating opioid misuse on November 18 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at T.C. Williams High School. All ages are invited to participate in this event. Community members are also encouraged to provide feedback about how to address this issue online by visiting alexandriava.gov/alexengage  We hope to…

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Everyone Has a Role

The Northwestern Prevention Collaborative has recently launched a new media campaign entitled “Everyone Has a Role” as part of our continuing efforts to prevent opioid misuse and overdose. We have worked with a local artist in recovery and a graphic designer to create a visual representation of that message at: https://www.instagram.com/p/B3XKbTTgWHf/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet  Additionally, 3 local peer…

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Youth leaders in the news!

Roanoke Youth Leadership Alliance (RYLA) members spoke to Roanoke City Council last night about youth vaping and suggested a city specific solution to reduce youth access.  We are so proud of these youth that were willing not only to present to City Council but they also took a new step in their leadership and spoke…

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October 2019 OMNI TA Newsletter

Greetings CSB’s, The October 2019 issue of the OMNI TA Newsletter was emailed to you today. If you would prefer to view the newsletter online, you may click here. If you know others amongst your staff who would like to be added to the newsletter email distribution list, please send the email address and request…

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CADCA & CCoVA Fees Are Allowable SOR Prevention Expenses

Greetings CSB Prevention Directors and Staff, Please note that because Coalition Development is a foundational strategy for State Opioid Response (SOR) prevention work, membership fees for Community Coalitions of Virginia (CCoVA) and Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) are approved expenses. If you have SOR Year 1 Prevention funds remaining, you may want to secure,…

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