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Communities Talk: Planning Stipends and Resources Available for 2021!

Planning stipends are now available for Communities Talk, a biannual activity SAMHSA sponsors to mobilize communities to prevent underage drinking!

SAMHSA provides a limited number of $750 planning stipends on a first-come, first-served basis to community- and state-based organizations interested in promoting underage drinking prevention. Click here to request an invitation to register, and then copy and paste this message into the body of the email: “I’d like to request a $750 planning stipend to participate in Communities Talk. Please send me a unique URL to begin my registration.”

Please note that invitations will be sent on a rolling basis.

The Communities Talk Quick Start Planning Guide helps you quickly and easily learn how to host a results-oriented activity in your community. The guide contains a planning calendar, a planning checklist, detailed steps to help you plan an activity and share your work, and frequently asked questions about Communities Talk.

Additional Resources

Approaches to prevention have changed in 2021, in part due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of these resources include:

You can find these resources and many others, as well as information on how to register for a planning stipend, at StopAlcoholAbuse.gov/CommunitiesTalk.

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