Submitted by Julee Christianson on Fri, 10/26/2018 - 11:57
Report from the national Drug Enforcement Administration provides a yearly assessment of the many challenges local communities face related to drug abuse and drug trafficking. Highlights in the report include usage and trafficking trends for drugs such as prescription drugs, heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine, marijuana, and the hundreds of synthetic drugs. Read the full 2018 report here and a summary of key findings here.
Submitted by Julee Christianson on Thu, 10/04/2018 - 08:10
The toolkit of digital resources to help promote the Drug Enforcement Administration’s upcoming National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is now live. The “Partnership Toolbox” includes a variety of materials – posters, pamphlets, ads, billboards, and social media art that is pre-sized for Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
Submitted by Julee Christianson on Wed, 09/26/2018 - 10:55
Submitted by Julee Christianson on Wed, 09/26/2018 - 08:46
Washington State Community Prevention and Wellness Initiative (CPWI) Prevention Services Expansion Project RFA #K3054
Submitted by Julee Christianson on Fri, 09/21/2018 - 10:02
The Surgeon General has released a Spotlight on Opioids toolkit to shine a light on the latest data on opioid misuse and overdoses. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates deaths in 2017 increased by almost 10% claiming the lives of more than 70,000 Americans. The Surgeon General also released a digital postcard to help individuals understand how they can help prevent addiction or assist a loved one that
Submitted by Shanne Montague on Thu, 09/20/2018 - 15:19
Submitted by Julee Christianson on Mon, 09/17/2018 - 07:58
The Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) annouced the launch of an Online Toolkit for addressing substance use and misuse in veteran populations. CADCA selected five coalitions who graduated from the National Coalition Academy to implement substance use prevention projects focused on veterans in their communities. The five coalitions represented different demographics
Submitted by Julee Christianson on Mon, 09/17/2018 - 07:56
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Submitted by Julee Christianson on Mon, 08/20/2018 - 08:33
August 31, International Overdose Awareness Day, is an opportunity to remember those who have been affected by overdose, and to educate about how to prevent or reverse overdose. Stopoverdose.org has shareable resources that can be used for this day and for related events.