URGENT, URGENT Request

Greetings! I know I always ask for stories which have been amazing! Now I need some concrete, quantitative data from anything your locality does prevention! Any data you’ve provided to your stakeholders, from the coalition, etc. on the impact of your work.  I am trying to provide a counter message that is going round that…

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Agreements of Voluntary Compliance Snapshots

I wanted to pass along a great resource from the 2019 Tobacco Policy and Responsible Retailing Conference I attended last week.  This was graciously shared by Pennsylvania.  If you remember way back, I provided everyone with breakdown of the Agreement of Voluntary Compliance (AVCs).  Pennsylvania developed snapshots for each company that has signed on.  I…

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2019 Communities Talk Town Hall Resources

Greetings! I got this from SAMHSA. Feel free to follow up! Gail   Gail- The 2019 Communities Talk: Town Hall Meeting to Prevent Underage Drinking stipends are going fast. In looking at the number of events for each state, I noticed that Virginia has only 3 events scheduled. A quick reminder from you about SAMHSA’s…

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Tobacco Prevention Toolkit

Good Afternoon! I wanted to share an online toolkit from Stanford Medicine.  It is free and addresses traditional tobacco products as well as e-cigarettes and hookah.  This is a great resource to share with your school partners! http://med.stanford.edu/tobaccopreventiontoolkit.html

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MH Awareness Older Adults

Save the Date for the Second National Older Adult Mental Health Awareness Day Monday, May 20, 2019 | 1:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. Eastern Time SAMHSA, the Administration for Community Living, and the National Coalition on Mental Health and Aging invite you to mark your calendar for the second National Older Adult Mental Health Awareness Day! This event…

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MHFA Numbers

Good Day to All I wanted to show you all how our numbers are doing in MHFA. This is a collection of data reports since November 2018, just after my computer was replaced because of a virus. Mike Data Requested 10/22/2018 11/28/2018 12/19/2019 1/22/2019 2/22/2019 3/21/2019 4/22/2019 Instructor Count Instructor Count Instructor Count Instructor Count…

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Fairfax County CSB hosts first meeting of new drug-free community coalition

CSB hosts first meeting of new drug-free community coalition Community organizers, police officers, social workers, therapists, and school and medical personnel gathered at the Thomas Jefferson Library on April 10 in the first effort to mobilize a new community anti-drug coalition. The coalition effort, led by the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board (CSB) will create and…

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