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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Block Grant Annual Report 2018-19

OMNI is pleased to share the Virginia Substance Abuse Prevention Block Grant Annual Report for 2018-19! The report summarizes the excellent work completed across the commonwealth in the last BG fiscal year.  Please review and let OMNI know if you have any questions. The report can be viewed below and is also linked HERE.

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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 data on the VASIS Dashboard!

OMNI is pleased to announce that the following data sources have been updated on the VA Social Indicator Study Dashboard. Population Estimates (Census) Unemployment (DSS) Poverty (DSS) Uniform Crime Reports (DCJS) We hope you are as excited about these updates as we are and that you take the time to explore these and the other…

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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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SPF PFS Grant Announcement

Greetings! Quite a few folks have mailed me regarding this announcement! Love your enthusiasm and being on it! Yes! The State is applying but remember that, we have built the capacity of the CSBs and their partner coalitions to implement SPF so you too would be viable applicants! I will be meeting with Erima and…

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