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National Drug Take Back event materials available

Are you planning on hosting a National Drug Take Back Day event on April 24th?

Physical Activity’s Role in Youth Substance Use and Mental Health


The US Department of Health and Human Services has recommended youth ages 6-17 years old get 60 minutes or more of combined moderate and vigorous physical activity each day.

Single-session & Other Brief Interventions for Preventing Youth Alcohol, Marijuana, E-cigarette & Opioid Use

We recently presented a webinar on brief interventions for preventing youth substance use. Because it was a completely filled session, I wanted to provide a description of the main points covered in the webinar for those who had not had an opportunity to attend it.


Public comment on recommendations for primary care–based interventions to prevent illicit drug use in youth

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force seeks comments on a draft recommendation statement and draft evidence review on primary care–based interventions to prevent illicit drug use in children, adolescents, and young adults. The Task Force found that more research is needed on how clinicians can help keep young people from starting to use drugs.

Washington State Department of Health Dashboards - Opioid Data

The Washington State Department of Health has recently published an Opioid Dashboard.

Findings Released - 2017 Monitoring the Future Survey

Originally posted on December 14, 2017