Next Steps for Building the Resilience of Immigrants, Refugees, and Asylum Seeking individuals through Prevention


Participants who attended, Supporting Immigrant, Refugee, and Asylum Seeking Individuals Through Prevention, joined a peer sharing session to delve deeper into the questions raised and revisit the practical steps for preventing substance misuse and promoting secure and healthy communities while considering the needs of immigrant, refugee, and asylum seeking individuals. 

The View Resource button above include the PowerPoint from the session and other helpful resources.



Since 1997, veteran Derrick Newby has worked in the field of prevention and public health in both the public and private sector. In 2017, he was selected for a position with the University of Arkansas Little Rock and served as a Program Coordinator with MidSOUTH Center for Prevention and Training where he served for 5 years, helping to facilitate the growth of the prevention system.  He currently serves as a training and technical assistance specialist for the South Southwest Prevention Technology Transfer Center for HHS Region 6. Serving on the Arkansas Prevention Certification Board since 2020, Mr. Newby is a certified prevention consultant who earned his Masters of Public Administration from the University of Arkansas Little Rock. 





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