SAPCA launches vaping prevention PSAs

The Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition of Alexandria (SAPCA) recently launched “I don’t vape because…” a social media campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of vaping and inspire youth to stay substance free. The videos were created by high school students involved in the school’s TV production class and highlight some of the reasons youth…

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Recordings/PPT slides of the Coalition Sustainability Training are now available!

Greetings CSBs! Thank you for attending the informational webinar on Coalition Sustainability! Rebecca Larson and Julie Thompson discussed coalition sustainability topics like the Coalition Life Cycle, Infrastructure and Funding Considerations’ Coalition People Power, Member Recruitment and Retention, and Next Steps. Suppose you missed the training or would like to rewatch it. In that case, you…

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Loudoun County CSB collaboration with Loudoun Sheriff’s Office

Loudoun County Prevention/Intervention Program has a partnership with the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office and Loudoun County Public Schools to provide a summer program for youth who are at high risk for substance use, gang involvement, and/or court referred for over ten years.  The program, Camp R.E.A.L. (Raising Education, Achievement and Leadership) is the summer component…

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D19 Has Partnered with Local Law Enforcement for Mass Gun Lock Distribution Project

D19 CSB, CAAN-DUU and Team Sav-A-Life  have recently partnered with our law enforcement leaders to launch our first mass distribution project throughout the nine (9) PD19 localities: local law enforcement, first responders and emergency personnel – including @ Ft. Lee – have been asked to help distribute gun locks during emergency, DV-related and wellness visits…

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ASAC Coalition Region Partners with Law Enforce with 29 Drop Boxs and 7 Drug Incinerators!

Decreasing the access to drugs in SW Virginia is a top priority for the ASAC Coalition. ASAC regional surveys continue to indicate that access to prescription drugs is acquired from family members in the home. Community partnerships are key to tackling effective strategies in properly deposing unwanted or unused medications. ASAC has strong partnerships with…

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Shout Out to Law Enforcement Partners

On behalf of the Rockbridge Area Prevention Coalition, we just wanted to give a quick shout out to our local law enforcement partners!  They are an integral part of the coalition and their partnership over the years has been essential to the work that we do.  Here are just a few of the ways that…

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Tobacco Licensing Resources

Happy Friday! As promised, here are a couple of resources regarding the tobacco retail licensing bill (HB2164).  The fact sheet specifically mentions the bill number, so please be careful how you use it!  The support for licensing letter, is talking about licensing in general without mentioning a specific bill so it can be used more…

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