“The Talk” video-ATOD campaign

The Talk Video-ATOD campaign When parents and children continuously talk about drugs, children are less likely to get involved with drugs. When have you had “The Talk”? Henrico CSB Prevention partnered with JR Tucker High school DECA students in developing a social norms marketing campaign around communicating with parents and/or a trusted adult about drugs….

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May OMNI TA Newsletter

Greetings CSB’s, The May 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 to OMNISupport@omni.org. Thank you, OMNI Support…

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OPT-R Closeout Report Due No Later Than June 5

Greetings, Now that the OPT-R spending and activity periods have ended, please prepare a closeout report including the five items listed below.  To minimize your reporting burden, use the format that is most convenient for you to complete this report (Excel spreadsheet, Word doc with table and/or narrative, an update of your logic model, the…

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SOR Logic Model Webinar Training posted!

Thank you to all who participated in the SOR Logic Model Webinar training on May 8th!  We hope it was helpful. For those that weren’t able to participate, we have posted the training slides and the webinar recording.  Please watch the recording before you have your OMNI TA call for background and/or a refresher about…

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UPDATE: Counter Tools Data Entry Reminder

We recently learned that CSBs have until July 2020 to enter their Counter Tools activities in PBPS. Due to the new merchant education materials that will reflect the T21 bill, some CSBs are choosing to wait for these new materials from DBHDS before conducting retailer visits.   CSBs have the option to enter Counter Tool…

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Counter Tools Data Entry Reminder

This is a reminder that all CSBs are required to implement Counter Tools as part of their Block Grant funded work. A CPG report showed that only 30% of CSBs have entered activities for Counter Tools. It is important to record an activity for each retailer visited to avoid entering tens to hundreds of Counter…

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Looking for Virginia Data? Look No Further!

The Virginia Substance Use and Behavioral Health Data Directory has been released. The OMNI Institute, the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, and the Virginia State Epidemiological Work Group (SEOW) have partnered together to compile a data directory for your use! We designed this document to be a resource for researchers, community leaders, and…

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