Funding Opportunity: Promising Youth Opportunities JJDP Title II Grant

FY 2022 Promising Youth Opportunities The Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) is making federal funds available for planning and implementation of programs which are evidence-based (research and data-driven) and able to be sustained following completion of the grant funding and system change initiatives that support the uplifting of youth development. These federal funds are available…

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Update: SABG CAA Supplemental funds

Greetings! Just wanted you to know that we are working on the Exhibit Ds for the SABG CAA Supplemental funds that must be spent by March 10, 2023.  The goal is to have them done and the money will be on the CSBs Warrant #4, August 16, 2021. If anything delays that, I will let…

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YADAPP 2021 Invitation to Guest Sessions

Hello Everyone, We are opening a few of the YADAPP 2021 conference sessions for prevention partners to attend and experience YADAPP (in a virtual capacity) and hear a few speakers on topics that may support their prevention initiatives.  Should anyone have any questions, they can contact me at abby.pendleton@virginiaabc.com or 804-213-4498. Thanks so much! -Abby [https://custom.cvent.com/513D6192C4F848FD9CC3F2FFEAD61D69/pix/afe8de240ae442a39bd8a872ae78c112.png?d=595] You’re…

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WE NEED YOUR HELP – The Annual Survey is closing!

Greetings! As you know, CADCA’s Annual Survey of Coalitions is the leading source of information regarding substance abuse and misuse coalitions in the country, and the survey gives coalitions a chance to let their work speak for itself.  The Survey data is very important to our training and technical assistance needs, policy advocacy, creation of…

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Funding Update!

Greetings! Just to give you an update….we have determined CSB funding amounts for the Supplemental funding and just waiting for Finance to let us send it out. It will be an Exhibit D, an extension of the Performance Contract.  The Supplemental funding must be spent by March 30, 2023.  Additionally, we received the Notice of…

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Younger age of first cannabis use or prescription drug misuse is associated with faster development of substance use disorders

NIH analysis measures the prevalence of nine substance use disorders after first substance use or misuse in young people A new study shows that in the time after first trying cannabis or first misusing prescription drugs, the percentages of young people who develop the corresponding substance use disorder are higher among adolescents (ages 12-17) than…

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From the Marijuana Report

Greetings! This is post from our NPN Network group…Phew…Gail   From The Marijuana Report:  The article in Politico gives some interesting background relative to not knowing what 1/3 of the chemicals used in or become a by product when CBD is converted to Delta-8 – yikes. High anxiety over federal weed loophole A new fad…

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