Submitted by Julee Christianson on Wed, 05/08/2019 - 14:39
The Executive Office of the President, Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) are accepting applications for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program grants for
Submitted by Julee Christianson on Wed, 05/08/2019 - 13:39
The OpiEnd Youth Challenge invites students 9–14 years old to learn about opioids and the dangers they can cause and then enter the online contest with a poster to bring awareness to other students about this epidemic.
In addition to national winners, select states will be hosting additional statewide contests. Students with entries in these states will be eligible for additional prizing.
Submitted by Alicia Hughes on Tue, 04/30/2019 - 20:31
How to Localize Your Campaign:
The Starts with One campaign is designed to inform and educate young adults, their parents, and older adults about the dangers of prescription drug misuse and the importance of safe storage, use, and disposal.
As part of this statewide effort, the Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) provides campaign resources to coalitions and partners across the state. The hard work done at the community level by partners like you is a vital part of making a difference in our state.
Submitted by Julee Christianson on Thu, 04/11/2019 - 14:51
Do you have questions about opioid use disorder? Join HCA for a live Facebook Q&A event on April 18th from 3:00-3:30 pm with our Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Charissa Fontinos. We'll be talking about effects opioid have on the brain, why people become addicted, and effective treatment options.
Submitted by Julee Christianson on Fri, 03/15/2019 - 08:17
The next DEA National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is scheduled for Saturday, April 27, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. The toolbox of promotional materials to help publicize this event and encourage people to dispose of unwanted or expired medications is now live. Each year we have more and more Americans disposing of more and more prescription drugs. This is an easy and concrete step that all of us can take to help end the opioid crisis in America and save lives by reducing the amount of prescription drugs that are available for misuse and diversion.