February 2021 - Black/African American History Month


February is Black/African American History Month

The Mountain Plains Prevention Technology Transfer Center would like to commemorate and celebrate this month with you.


Black/African American Historical figures in prevention: 

African American History: Substance Use and Prevention, (Article). Cardinal Innovations Healthcare, Feb 2020. 

Three African American Leaders Making an Impact on Mental Health in the Community, (Article). SAMHSA, 2019. 


Prevention Information and Resources:

Celebrate African American History Month!, (Webpage). CDC, 2021.

Black/African American Behavioral Health Equity, (Webpage). SAMHSA, 2021. 

Resources for Black History Month, (Webpage). Northwest MHTTC, 2020. 

Preventing Substance Abuse Among African American Children and Youth: Race Differences in Risk Factor Exposure and Vulnerability, (Article). The Journal of Primary Prevention, 2002.



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