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Published: 04/12/2024
The latest edition of our bi-monthly newsletter is available. This month’s edition features a PTTC network event "Climate Change from a Prevention Perspective", Exploring Root Causes of Substance Misuse through Stories, Alcohol Awareness Month and awareness campaigns for April, and regionally and nationally developed events and tools to support and grow the prevention workforce in […]
Published: 04/11/2024
Registration is now open for the 2024 Montana Summer Institute! For decades, prevention leaders have been gathering in Montana to learn how to increase health and safety and transform their approach to prevention with the Science of the Positive and Positive Community Norms. This year's theme is Expanding the Circle: Creating Space for Hope, Health, and […]
Published: 04/11/2024
As April unfolds, we find ourselves at the crossroads of education and action, as we bring our attention to a critical matter that demands our collective efforts – underage alcohol use. The prevalence of underage alcohol use demands our attention and calls for a community-wide response. This isn’t just a challenge; it’s an opportunity for […]
Published: 04/01/2024
By Darla J. Kelsay, Certified Prevention Consultant Substance Abuse Prevention Coordinator, MidSOUTH Center for Prevention & Training The Arkansas Collegiate Network (ACN), Arkansas’ official collegiate coalition, has a higher vision than just local community impact; the network is committed to addressing substance misuse statewide. As a community coalition, ACN understands the importance of working together […]
Published: 03/25/2024
The DFC Program is the nation’s leading effort to prevent youth substance use. Coalitions receive $125,000 for up to 10 years to promote prevention strategies at the local level. Please see our new video! You can also visit our website for more information and this page to learn about eligibility requirements.  The due date for […]
Published: 03/25/2024
What is 988 and how does it work? SAMHSA has created a video explaining what 988 is, how it works, and the importance of having a national suicide and crisis lifeline. View and share the video here:
Published: 03/22/2024
The minimum age for sports betting in Maryland is 21, and for the Lottery, it’s 18. During a 2022 high school focus group in Western Maryland, all 15 youth said confidently, “I don’t gamble.” Yet, at the end of the focus group, nearly all raised their hands when the group was asked to raise their […]
Published: 03/05/2024
In the March 2024 edition of The Inbox announces our 2024 Community of Practice series, links to our series on Why Language Matters. Plus, two upcoming episodes of the Prevention Perk, Social Media's impact on Mental Health a conversation with Rikki Barton, and Risk Factors for Youth Substance Misuse with guest Kris Gabrielsen. Read The Inbox
Published: 02/26/2024
Alicia’s appointment follows the retirement of Chuck Daugherty, who served in the role for 14 years. Ozenberger is a champion of Missouri SADD, Drug Endangered Children, and vehicle safety. ACT Missouri has provided substance misuse prevention training and TA for three decades and is the home of Mid-America PTTC. Say hello and welcome to Alicia […]
Published: 02/26/2024
5th Annual Teaching Cannabis Awareness & Prevention Virtual Conference April 17, 2024 – April 18, 2024 8:00 AM- 2:00 PM PT   Like last year this conference is for educators, TUPE Coordinators, community-based organizations, school administrators, healthcare providers, school resource officers, counselors, parents, and anyone else working with youth to learn about the latest research on […]
Published: 02/24/2024
10th Annual BSAS Statewide Substance Use Prevention Conference - Moving from Planning to Implementation: Considerations for Prevention Grantees March 13, 2024, from 9:00 AM-4:00 PM Four Points by Sheraton Norwood, Norwood, MA 02062   This year’s conference will focus on providing practical and immediately applicable supports for Prevention Unit Grantees and their community partners. As each grantee […]
Published: 02/24/2024
 Announcing the 2024 New England PTTC Research & Design (RAD) Fellows Prevention Product Development for the New England Region The 2024 priority area is Workforce Development: Recruiting, Training, Retaining Diverse Professionals across the Career Lattice.   This program will support a seven-month term, during which the fellows will each create a tool or product around a […]
Published: 02/21/2024
By: The BACH Group Earl N. Benjamin-Robinson, DrHSc, CPH Michael L. Benjamin-Robinson, DSW, LCSW-BACS The idea of Black History Month was born out of the efforts of Carter G. Woodson and Jesse E. Moorland. These men founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (ASNLH). The ASNLH served to empower Black Americans […]
Published: 02/21/2024
  The Mountain Plains would like to share this website created by the Marketing and Communications Workgroup to improve prevention marketing and to build capacity through increased collaboration and integration among prevention professionals. The resources provide a place to find prevention marketing materials that help prevention professionals communicate to interest groups and help connect with […]
Published: 02/15/2024
February is Black History Month and the PTTC Network has curated a list of resources to support you as you work with the Black and African American Communities. #BlackHistoryMonth Access them here:  
Published: 02/12/2024
As we embrace the month of February and honor Black History Month, it is an opportune time to reflect on the rich heritage, resilience and contributions of the Black community. This month provides an opportunity to honor the achievements of Black people throughout history and address critical health issues affecting the community. This year, our […]
Published: 02/07/2024
In honor of Black History Month, the Mountain Plains would like to highlight the African American Behavioral Health Center of Excellence  The African American Behavioral Health Center of Excellence is a new national Center funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.  They are determined to […]
Published: 02/06/2024
In the February 2024 edition of The Inbox is a save the date for our 2024 Community of Practice series, resources on talking to teens about impaired driving, and faith based community leadership. Plus, two upcoming episodes of the Prevention Perk, Safe and Sober a conversation with Kurt Larson, and Building Blocks: Faith, Resilience & Recovery with guest Monty Burks. […]
Published: 02/06/2024
The latest edition of our bi-monthly newsletter is available. This month’s edition features our latest product a harm reduction guide for prevention professionals, prevention success videos, resources for awareness campaigns for the month of February, and regionally and nationally developed events and tools to support and grow the prevention workforce in New England. View the newsletter.
Published: 02/06/2024
Are you looking to make a positive impact in your community? Join the Policy Academy for Implementing Community-Level Policies and be a part of preventing underage drinking at the local and state level:
Published: 01/24/2024
Join us in the Spring! LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM Cohort 10 begins April 29, 2024 APPLICATION IS CLOSED The application deadline is March 15, 2024 Welcome to the Leadership Development Program (LDP). The LDP focuses on key leadership skills using a range of learning methods designed to increase your effectiveness immediately. This program includes the use of an […]
Published: 01/23/2024
The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH), Office on Women’s Health (OWH) is seeking innovative ways to address human trafficking prevention among women and girls in the United States through the  HHS Innovation Challenge to Prevent Human Trafficking Among Women and Girls. The goal of this national competition is to identify and award existing […]
Published: 01/12/2024
  By Anne Roberts, Nonprofit Consultant It can be truly rewarding to partner with your state policymakers to develop solid recommendations to benefit your clients and your community. It can also feel a bit intimidating if you’ve never done it before. In preparation for our approaching legislative sessions, I’ve compiled the following list of suggestions […]
Published: 01/12/2024
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