Submitted by DBHR Athena Adm... on Mon, 05/04/2020 - 09:25
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administrations (SAMHSA) National Prevention Week (NPW) is a public education platform that promotes prevention year-round through providing ideas, capacity-building, tools, and resources to help individuals and communities make substance use prevention happen every day.
Submitted by Margaret_CEHS on Mon, 05/04/2020 - 09:15
May 4, 2020
All interested CPWI and DFC program leaders in WA are invited to participate in one-hour Zoom meeting interviews in May or early June about your organization’s priorities, collaborations, and viewpoint on partnerships for tobacco/vapor product work in Washington state.
Submitted by stacia.wasmundt... on Fri, 05/01/2020 - 09:33
Submitted by nick.fradkin@do... on Wed, 04/15/2020 - 17:06
Building off the success of its smartphone app to help teens and young adults quit vaping, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) Commercial Tobacco Prevention Program (CTPP) is partnering with Truth Initiative to promote an innovative text-to-quit vaping program, This is Quitting.
Submitted by DBHR Athena Adm... on Fri, 03/27/2020 - 10:45
Submitted by RayH on Sun, 03/15/2020 - 12:59
Submitted by RayH on Sun, 03/01/2020 - 14:38
Excerpt, from the American Lung Association website:
The 18th annual American Lung Association "State of Tobacco Control" report evaluates states and the federal government on the proven-effective tobacco control laws and policies necessary to save lives. The report serves as a blueprint for what state and federal leaders need to do to eliminate the death and disease caused by tobacco use.
Submitted by RayH on Sun, 03/01/2020 - 13:32
Submitted by DBHR Athena Adm... on Tue, 02/18/2020 - 12:58
Submitted by DBHR Athena Adm... on Mon, 01/06/2020 - 10:14
The 2019 Monitoring the Future (MTF) data, released by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), shows that youth marijuana vaping is becoming more prevalent. In particular, "After remaining mostly stable for many years, daily use of marijuana went up significantly since 2018 among eighth and 10th graders–now at 1.3% and 4.8% respectively."