Free 8/11 webinar: COVID 19: Using Health Behavior Change Theory to Communicate on Social Media

Hello, colleagues, Please share with students and professional colleagues—VCU’s MPH program is offering a free webinar on 8/11: COVID 19: Using Health Behavior Change Theory to Communicate on Social Media Registration is open in TRAIN.org (course ID 1092515) through midnight of 8/10. Details below: Lisa S. Anderson, MPH Director of Educational Programs Division of Epidemiology…

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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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ATTENTION COALITIONS: Ensure Prevention Included in Future COVID 19 Legislation

  Ensure Prevention Included in Future COVID 19 Legislation   BACKGROUND/ISSUE                                                                                              May 5, 2020 Congress is starting to work on a fourth piece of legislation to address the issues due to COVID 19. The third COVID 19 Act, CARES, included $100 million for SAMHSA to provide to the states to address mental health and…

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Talking to Children and Families about COVID-19 – Join the Discussion on April 7

      NEW National Council Office Hours: Join the Discussion; Leave with Solutions How to Talk to Children and Families about COVID-19 Tuesday, April 7 from 3-4 p.m. ET With the challenge of discussing the evolving coronavirus outbreak with young children, youth and families, creating an open and supportive environment is paramount. Join us…

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PTTC – Pandemic Response Resources focused on Prevention

Please notice that the PTTCs have created a page on their website to provide quick access to Pandemic Response Resources focused on Prevention. You can access this page via the PTTC website (https://pttcnetwork.org/ )  or by clicking on the following link: https://pttcnetwork.org/centers/global-pttc/pandemic-response-resources   You will find Federal Resources and also Resources from the PTTC Network such as:…

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[Family Education Group] “Cannabis: Lighting up the World of the Cannabinoids” (Thur. – online)

Thursday 3/26  6:30 PM “Cannabis:  Lighting up the World of the Cannabinoids”  Dr. Tricia Smith, PhD, Biology Faculty, VCU **online** https://vcu.zoom.us/j/299427496 or call in  646-558-8656 and the meeting id is 299427496 (see instructions below)     In uncertain and chaotic times, resilient folks find innovative ways to support wellness.  Resiliency is a skill set, not a…

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We Need Your Success Stories!

We are asking CSBs to share a prevention success story that DBHDS can use to demonstrate to key stakeholders the great work that is happening throughout Virginia. Please click on the link below to access a brief survey that will be used to gather your success story information. We look forward to hearing about the…

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