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Webinar: Selecting and Implementing Evidence-Based Practices to Address Substance Misuse Among Young Adults: SAMHSA’s Resource Guide

3:00pm - April 15, 2020 | Timezone: US/Pacific
Pacific Southwest PTTC
Registration Deadline: April 14, 2020
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In this webinar, participants will learn about the findings and resources available in the recently released SAMHSA resource guide Substance Misuse Prevention for Young Adults.  This guide was developed to support health care providers, systems, and communities seeking to prevent substance misuse among young adults. Dr. Kim Dash, who co-authored the guide, will describe relevant research findings; examine emerging and best practices; discuss knowledge gaps and implementation challenges; and offer useful resources. 

By the end of the webinar, participants will:

1. Identify the most recent data on young adults and substance misuse.
2. Understand the guidebook content and how it was developed.
3. Identify evidence-based practices that will make a difference for young adults.



Kim Dash, PhD, MPH, is Senior Research Scientist with the Education Development Center (EDC). Dr. Dash develops, evaluates, and promotes the use of evidence-informed public health interventions. A thought leader in behavioral and social health and published author, she possesses expertise in prevention and implementation sciences and program and policy evaluation. Dr. Dash has led over 15 projects addressing mental health, substance misuse, violence, and trauma. She leads the evaluation of a citywide initiative that fosters community resilience to address stress and trauma and is creating a tool to help colleges reduce drug misuse.


Dates and Times

Wednesday, April 15, 2020
03:00 p.m. - 04:00 p.m. Arizona
03:00 p.m. - 04:00 p.m. Pacific
12:00 p.m. - 01:00 p.m. Hawaii
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. American Samoa

Thursday, April 16, 2020
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Republic of the Marshall Islands
09:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Pohnpei and Kosrae
08:00 a.m. - 09:00 a.m. Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Chuuk, and Yap
07:00 a.m. - 08:00 a.m. Republic of Palau


Cost: Free!


Continuing Education: Participants can request a certificate of participation documenting 1 hour of continuing education.


Questions? Contact Matthew Minten ( for any questions or difficulty in registering.