Youth Substance Use News item 2

October 2022: National Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Month

Publication Date: Oct 04, 2022

October is National Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Month



The Mountain Plains PTTC has put together the following resources specific for substance use prevention among youth: 


A Proclamation on Nation Youth Substance Use Prevention Month 2022, The White House Briefing Room - Presidential Actions, September 2022. 


SAMHSA Resources:

"Talk. They Hear You." 

This Substance Use Prevention Campaign helps parents and caregivers start talking to their children early about the dangers of alcohol and other drugs. 


Youth Substance Use Prevention


Other National Resources:

Red Ribbon Week

National Drug Take back Day- October 29

  • Use this link to find your nearest collection site!


TTC Resources:

PTTC Network Coordinating Office

Great Lakes PTTC:

Southeast PTTC

Pacific Southwest PTTC

Northeast and Caribbean PTTC

National American Indian and Alaska Native PTTC 

Mountain Plains PTTC

Central East PTTC

New England PTTC

National Hispanic and Latino PTTC 


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