Join the National American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC) for a free webinar: “Substance Abuse Prevention in AI/AN Communities: Challenges and Opportunities for Intervention.” The webinar will be held Wednesday, January 30, 10-11 a.m. PT.
SAMHSA just announced the STOP ACT Grant (SP-19003) to prevent and reduce alcohol use among youth and young adults. SAMHSA will award up to 20 grants of up to $50,000 per year, for up to 4 years, to current or former Drug-Free Communities Support Program recipients. Due March 22, 2019.
The Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) next take back day will be held on Saturday, October 27, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The DEA’s take back website includes informational resources about prescription drug take back, as well as posters, PSAs, and other materials to promote the national event.
Several new mental health contact lists and tools have been added to the Interagency Prevention Advisory Council (IPAC) Strategic Partnering Opportunities Resources page on the CPI website. These resources also include a mental health guide written specifically for faith leaders.
The CPI Team is pleased to announce a new publication developed in response to requests from the field: “Focus Groups – Helpful Tools for Strategic Prevention Planning.” This document includes guidance, facilitation tips, sample questions, and further resources.
The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) SUD Statewide Conference will be held August 21-23, 2018, in Garden Grove, CA. The presentations will address a wide array of prevention, treatment, and recovery topics.
The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) and the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) will award approximately 240 DFC Support Program grants of up to $125,000 per year, up to five years.
The President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis, established in March 2017, released its final report on November 1, 2017. The report outlines a series of recommendations to the federal government for opioid prevention, treatment, overdose reversal, recovery, and research and development.
Research presented this month at the American Public Health Association’s 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo examined the effect of marijuana use and dependence on life achievement in young adults. The study found that young adults dependent on marijuana and alcohol were less likely to achieve adult life goals, defined by the study as educational achievement, full-time employment, marriage, and social economic potential.
Join CA4Health and Dialogue4Health for three upcoming webinars on cannabis, public health, and public policy, beginning November 14th. The presenters will focus on equitable policy-making and provide real-world examples of these policies. Registration is now open for all three webinars.