Article – Hundreds of Fredericksburg area residents learn to use Narcan, a ‘great asset’ in combating drug epidemic

https://www.fredericksburg.com/news/local/hundreds-of-fredericksburg-area-residents-learn-to-use-narcan-a/article_762ad75f-efe0-5ebc-a3e7-b5ccfa6a4d10.html   Hundreds of Fredericksburg area residents learn to use Narcan, a ‘great asset’ in combating drug epidemic By CATHY DYSON THE FREE LANCE–STAR 1 of 6 Narcan is an effective treatment for opioid overdose victims. Since 2017, more than 900 local residents have taken a free training program on how to administer the nasal…

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OMNI January 2020 TA Newsletter

Greetings CSB’s, The January 2020 issue of the OMNI TA Newsletter was emailed to you today. If you would prefer to view the newsletter online, you may click here.  Here is a link to the PDF in this portal, too. If you know others amongst your staff who would like to be added to the newsletter…

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Youth Survey Support Materials

Hello: Staff are finally onboard in our largest school division to implement the YRBS survey. They are looking for any support materials they can use to sell the School Board and Superintendents on endorsing the implementation of the youth survey. Will anyone share any materials they used in their communities to promote implementing a youth…

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New Guide for Prevention Professionals on College and University Campuses

The publication, Prevention with Purpose: A Strategic Planning Guide for Preventing Drug Misuse Among College Students, is now available on Campus Drug Prevention! For many of the 16.8 million students enrolled at America’s two- and four-year degree programs each year, the university experience promotes academic growth, fosters new friendships, and expands understanding of a world…

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OMNI December 2019 TA Newsletter

Greetings CSB’s, The December 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.  Here is a link to the PDF in this portal, too. Note! If you have not yet taken the brief survey about the Newsletter, we would…

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Cultural Competency Resource

Passing along a resource from the Central East PTTC on best practices around cultural competence for substance use prevention organizations.  Click here to view the report: A Prevention Guide to Improving Cultural Competency: A Literature Review.

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Underage Drinking Prevention Campaign 2019

Prevention of Underage Drinking Campaign The Henrico Area Youth Ambassadors (Henrico Prevention Services), in collaboration with the Henrico Too Smart 2 Start Coalition launched the Table Tent Prevention of Underage Drinking Campaign. This program aims to prevent underage alcohol access by placing table tents in Henrico County restaurants with messages reminding the servers and patrons…

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