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March 8, 2024

The 2024 Region 10 Opioid Summit is anticipated to be held both virtually and in-person in Boise, Idaho on July 25 & 26. At this time, we are exploring the ability to hold at least some components of the conference virtually, however, we are asking that all presenters attend in-person. Each proposal should address this year’s theme, "Breaking barriers, saving lives: Empowering individuals, strengthening families, healing communities, and embracing...

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March 6, 2024

Washington State Community Connectors (WSCC) and partners offer a 16-hour training course split into four days to educate families about substance use disorder (SUD) and related treatment options. The training is for parents, family members, and caregivers seeking to support loved ones with SUD. Participants will learn about up-to-date information on SUD, addiction's effects on the adolescent brain, skills for families navigating their relationship with someone with SUD, and systems...

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March 6, 2024

The 2024 National Prevention Network (NPN) Conference invites you to submit a proposal to speak at this year's conference in Phoenix, AZ! 

The purpose of the NPN Conference is to highlight the latest research in the substance use prevention field. It provides a forum for prevention professionals, coalition leaders, researchers, and federal partners to share research, best practices and promising evaluation results for the purpose of integrating research into prevention practice...

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March 5, 2024

Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) is a national, student-led organization that empowers and mobilizes students and adult allies to engage in positive change through leadership and smart decision-making. Its Student Leadership Council (SLC) is a focused youth forum that works to further the mission of SADD. Through participation in the SLC, selected students grow and strengthen their leadership skills and gain significant travel, training,...

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March 5, 2024

In partnership with Child Trends, The Asian American Foundation (TAAF) is looking for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) young people, ages 14-18, to participate in focus groups on mental health. These focus groups are critical to the inclusive development of TAAF's upcoming survey on AANHPI youth mental health. To ensure the focus groups are representative of the AANHPI...

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March 5, 2024

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) launched an adolescent and young adult needs assessment to learn about the state of adolescent health from young people and their health care providers. Feedback and insights will guide adolescent health programs at DOH, inform public health policy, and ensure health care meets the needs of Washington’s young people.

DOH wants to hear directly from medical and behavioral health care providers working in Washington and serving teens and...

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March 5, 2024

The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have released two 2024 notice of funding opportunities (NOFOs) for the ...

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March 5, 2024

Health Care Authority (HCA) is inviting coalition and prevention partners to join an upcoming listening session and share feedback on the ...

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March 4, 2024

3/15/24 - Updated to reflect new workshop dates. 

The Washington Association for Substance misuse and Violence Prevention (WASAVP) announced the dates for its 2024 Art & Science of Community Organizing Training (ASCOT) spring workshops. 

These workshops are drawn from the ASCOT curriculum and are designed for busy community leaders, advocates, allies, organizers, mobilizers, and champions in their work to prevent substance use disorder and local...

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March 1, 2024

For over 20 years, March has been recognized as Problem Gambling Awareness Month (PGAM). Each year during March, basketball fans tune in to an elimination tournament of college basketball, known as March Madness. During March Madness 2023, over $15 billion was wagered during this time, and the American Gaming Association expects that amount to be even higher in 2024.

After the US Supreme Court...

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February 26, 2024

National Eating Disorders Awareness week is Monday, February 26, through Monday, March 3.

An estimated nine percent of the U.S. population, or 28.8 million Americans, have had or will have an eating disorder in their lifetime. Eating disorders affect people of all genders, ages, races, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Despite having one of the highest mortality rates of any mental illness, eating disorders often go undetected.

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week...

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February 26, 2024

Alcohol beverages do not currently carry the nutritional panel seen on everything from breakfast cereal to frozen vegetables. What information do you think should be included on alcohol labels?

The U.S. Department of the Treasury, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) is seeking individuals and groups to provide informational verbal and written comments on the potential content and design of detailed labeling on alcohol beverages.

There are three ways you or your...

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February 23, 2024

Session Objectives:

  1. Determine the components and varieties of Prevention Plus Wellness (PPW) Screening, Brief Intervention & Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) programs.
  2. List the steps for implementing PPW-SBIRT to youth and young adults.
  3. Review the SPORT Alcohol & Cannabis PPW-SBIRT script.
  4. Describe how to evaluate PPW-SBIRT program effects.

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February 23, 2024

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month is recognized each February to promote healthy relationships and raise awareness about teen dating violence to prevent dating abuse before it starts.

Approximately 1 in 12 high school students in the U.S. have experienced physical or sexual dating violence. Survivors of teen dating violence are more likely to experience mental health challenges and face increased risk of experiencing intimate partner violence later in life (...

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February 20, 2024

Are you interested in contributing to the development and implementation of a program that is designed to address physical activity, body image, and mental health needs of female and gender-diverse youth?

Washington State University (WSU) is conducting a focus group study to hear your input on needs, feedback, barriers and facilitators related to the Find What Moves You program. Your feedback will shape the future of the program and increase program effectiveness.

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