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Starts with One Opioid Prevention Campaign - DH Communications - 3rd hour - Jan 24 2018

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New Campaign Aims to Prevent Opioid Misuse and Abuse

The Starts with One campaign is designed to inform and educate young adults, their parents, and older adults about the dangers of prescription drug misuse and the importance of safe storage, use, and disposal.

 


Inslee Takes Next Steps to Continue Work on Opioid Crisis

On January 15, Governor Jay Inslee proposed next steps to fulfill a multi-pronged approach to combat the opioid crisis. It includes a proposed supplemental budget and accompanying legislation that aims to build upon substantial work already underway to treat more of those in need of services, not stigmatize people with a medical disorder, and prevent the epidemic from claiming more lives.

 


Operation Prevention Video Challenge

Students have a chance to lead the change in schools - and win up to $10,000 doing it.

Operation Prevention, an initiative brought to you by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Discovery Education, aims to combat the growing epidemic of prescription opioid misuse and heroin use by educating students about the science behind addiction and its impacts on the brain and body. 

 


Findings Released - 2017 Monitoring the Future Survey

December 14, 2017

 


Funding Announcement - Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA)

On November 29, 2017, the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) released the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) community-based coalition enhancement grants to address local drug crisis grants.

ONDCP states that the purpose of this program is to prevent and reduce the use of opioids or methamphetamines and the abuse of prescription medications among youth ages 12-18 in communities throughout the United States.

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Opportunity - Provide Input on Local Opioid Campaign Resources

As you may know, the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS), Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery (DBHR) is funding a public education campaign that will launch in September to encourage safe use, safe storage and safe disposal of opioids. 

 


Opioid Prevention Social Media Toolkit

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Funding Opportunity - Prevention of Opioid Drug Misuse and Abuse

This post was updated on May 12, 2017.

 


DEA National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Resource Sheet

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Author: King County
Year of Publishing: 2017
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