Share your success stories!

Just a reminder to share your success stories!  Please take a few minutes to share a story on something that worked well over the past year  or so by clicking here, or by selecting the “Success Stories Survey” button on the Virginia Prevention Works main page.  This could be a particular strategy, or a new…

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Adverse Childhood Experiences: Data Trends and Prevention Efforts in Virginia Report

We wanted to share a resource available to you from the Virginia State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup (SEOW): the Adverse Childhood Experiences: Data Trends and Prevention Efforts in Virginia report. This report was developed to raise awareness and share prevention efforts across the state. We encourage you to pass this resource on to anyone your community…

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Staff Hours

Please remember that although some of you may not have a approved plan yet with OMNI, you still can be entering those hours that are not associated with a program or strategy. Please do not get too far behind with your data entry if possible. For the hours that you can enter under “Build Capacity”…

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Permanent Drug Drop Boxes

Permanent Drug Drop Boxes are now a strategy added in PBPS.  DBHDS would like to collect information on how many permanent drop boxes have been installed throughout Virginia with the help of CSB staff or grant funds such as SOR, as well as how many pounds of medication they remove from circulation.  To meet this…

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SOR Logic Model Webinar on May 8th

The OMNI TA team will be hosting a one-hour virtual webinar training to walk through the basics of logic models and the SOR Logic Model template.  This training is intended for current SOR Prevention grantees.  While this training will be similar to the OMNI-led logic model trainings in 2017, we encourage all staff who will…

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OPT-R Year End Alert and Reminders

The OPT-R grant period is coming to a close soon – on Tuesday, April 30th.  This means all OPT-R funding must be spent by the end of 4/30.   Please note: Materials and supplies, such as medication lock boxes, drug deactivation kits or brochures, can be purchased using OPT-R funding before 4/30 – even if…

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Important OPT-R Deadline Coming Up on April 30

Please be certain to spend all OPT-R funds by the end of this month (April 30, 2019)! Contact me if you have any questions. Thank you! Jennifer Jennifer Farinholt OPT-R/SOR Prevention Coordinator Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Office of Behavioral Health Wellness Cell (804) 297-5448 jennifer.farinholt@dbhds.virginia.gov

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April OMNI TA Newsletter

Greetings CSB’s, The April 2019 issue of the OMNI TA Newsletter was emailed to you today. If you would prefer to view the newsletter online, you may click here. If you know others amongst your staff who would like to be added to the newsletter email distribution list, please send the email address and request to OMNISupport@omni.org. Thank you, OMNI Support…

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