Family Wellness Funding Error

Good afternoon, It has come to our attention that some previous Family Wellness Initiative funding recipients who did not receive funding last year have received notice that you will receive funding this next fiscal year. That is an error. If you did not receive it last year you will not be receiving it this year. […]

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Register: Ethics in Prevention: A Guide for Substance Abuse Prevention Practitioners

  Date Monday, July 9 – Friday, July 20, 2018 Audience State- and local-level substance abuse prevention practitioners in the Southeast region Description This moderated online course addresses the role and application of ethics in substance abuse prevention. Using cases and interactive activities, participants will explore the six standards in the Prevention Code of Ethics […]

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Norfolk’s OPTR April 1-30th Online Report

Hi All, Please see the attached report. It is From April 1 – 30th. The national average for click-throughs is .08%. Norfolk’s campaign is well above that. So it looks like the campaign is performing “very well.” Karen Chaney of Adams Outdoor is my representative. She has additional reports that provide more specific information on […]

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Project Overview: Did You Know? Social Norms Campaign

Did You Know? is an externally produced campaign advertisement created by members of Norfolk Prevention Coalition (NPC) and employees of the City of Norfolk.  Under the recommendations of Nation CineMedia, LLC, NPC met industry standards and best practices leading to a successfully produced 0:30 second, cinema-ready video.  Archie Boone, Jr., Partnerships for Success Program Coordinator, […]

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$200,000 Grant Opportunity for Rural Communities

From: Kania, Pamela (HRSA) <PKania@hrsa.gov>Date: Tue, Jun 19, 2018 at 5:08 PMSubject: FW: The Rural Communities Opioid Response Funding OpportunityTo: “Kania, Pamela (HRSA)” <PKania@hrsa.gov> Dear Colleagues:  After speaking directly with many of you about this announcement, I am excited to share with you that the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Federal Office of Rural Health Policy […]

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MHFA Facebook

Let’s Get Social! Are you part of the Instructor Facebook group yet? If not, join now to chat with other Instructors, give and receive advice and become more active in the greater Mental Health First Aid community. And don’t miss TODAY’S Facebook Live event at 2:30 p.m. ET all about how to promote your courses on social […]

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PBPS Training Follow Up

Good Afternoon, It was a pleasure to meet so many of you over the last few weeks at the PBPS on-site trainings. We have several ideas for enhancing the system as well as a few follow-up items that we will begin working on right away. As promised, here is a link to the PowerPoint presentation. […]

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Vaping Marijuana

How to Know if Your Kid is Vaping Marijuana — and What to Do About It Hardly a week goes by without another news article about vaping. In 2014, vaping was selected as Oxford Dictionary’s word of the year, beating out other candidates like “Bae” and “Budtender”. If they were picking a word today, it […]

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