IMPORTANT: PBPS Staff Time

We are noticing very low numbers in staff time entered into the PBPS data system. Some CSBs has not entered staff time since early 2020. We need all staff time to be caught up my March 8th. We know that covid-19 has caused some irregularity in schedules and activities, and etc., but if you are…

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SAFE Bon Secours Stimulants and Methamphetamines Educational Webinar, May 13, 2021

  SAFE is hosting a Stimulants and Methamphetamines Educational Webinar sponsored by a grant from Bon Secours.  The Zoom webinar will be held on May 13, 2021, 12-1 pm.    This event will feature Keynote Speaker, Roneet Lev, MD, FACEP, Former Chief Medical Officer, White House Office of National Drug Control Policy.  Dr. Lev has presented at national…

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Chesterfield Youth Led Mental Health Awareness Campaign

Chesterfield County Prevention Services has been working with the Chesterfield Youth Citizens Board , a group of local high school juniors and seniors appointed by the Chesterfield Board of  Supervisors, to develop and implement a youth focused mental health campaign.    Their campaign “Mental Health is puzzle, but we have the missing piece”  launched this…

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Giles Youth-Adult Partnership to host virtual program on social media safety

Social media has completely changed the way we connect and communicate. While there are certainly advantages to this technology, there are also potential risks – particularly to young people. The Giles Youth-Adult Partnership (GYAP) is hosting a free virtual presentation and discussion on Monday, April 12, designed to help educate parents and caring adults about…

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YADAPP 2021 Enrollment Now Open

Enrollment for the YADAPP 2021 Kick-Off Conference is open! The 2021 conference will be held virtually July 19 – 21, 2021. During the conference Teams of high school student leaders will develop strategic prevention plans to address a youth substance use issues specific to their community. Youth will be trained on leadership and prevention best…

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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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