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
Submitted by Julee Christianson on Mon, 08/20/2018 - 14:35
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.
Submitted by Julee Christianson on Fri, 07/20/2018 - 11:52
The Opioid Response Workgroup, co-lead by the Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery and the Department of Health have recently completed a revision of the Wasington State Opioid Response Plan.
Submitted by Julee Christianson on Thu, 06/21/2018 - 13:06
We need to hear from the Prevention Field! Please take advantage of this opportunity to provide input on 2 very important items listed below. It is critical that Prevention input, feedback, and ideas are included. This Plan is used to direct the statewide work and efforts as well as resources for addressing the opioid issues in our state. Please pass forward to others in the prevention field.
Submitted by Julee Christianson on Fri, 06/15/2018 - 10:06
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announced the update of an important resource on opioid overdose prevention.
Submitted by Julee Christianson on Mon, 05/07/2018 - 13:05
Submitted by Julee Christianson on Fri, 04/13/2018 - 16:04
Partnership for Drug-Free Kids has created a new eBook — Heroin, Fentanyl & Other Opioids: A Comprehensive Resource for Families with a Teen or Young Adult Struggling with Opioid Use. To prepare parents and families with the knowledge and skills to identify opioids, spot early use and take action effectively.
Submitted by Julee Christianson on Fri, 04/06/2018 - 08:04
The Washington State Department of Health has recently published an Opioid Dashboard.