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May 2, 2022

Hi Washington State Prevention Professionals.

We are exploring creating a software app that would make following up with youth after their one-session PPW program easier and would like your feedback.

The app would allow prevention professionals to:  

1) Send out daily text message reminders to youth to track their goals,

2) Track youths’ daily monitoring of their goals,

3) Remind and track youths’ weekly goal setting, and

4) Allow...

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April 27, 2022

The Washington State Legislative Youth Advisory Council (LYAC) is seeking 14-18 year-old members from a wide variety of geographic, political, and socioeconomic backgrounds who are interested in applying to become members. LYAC members have the opportunity to influence tangible legislative change at the state level. They are looking for passionate young people who want to make change within the state. They need youth who are willing to step up and take the...

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April 26, 2022

All Patients Safe, a free*, online suicide prevention training, designed for medical professionals and client-facing staff in Washington State, is being offered free through June 30. 

All Patients Safe was developed by mental health providers and public health experts with lived experience and has been widely adopted by organizations such as UW Medicine.

The training includes two versions, one for client-facing staff and a second for medical and other licensed...

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April 26, 2022

The Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take Back Campaign is underway and we created this digital social media campaign to encourage the use of social media to help us spread the word about the upcoming Take Back Day, on April 30th, from 10:00 a.m..-2:00 p.m, local time.

During #TakeBackDay, DEA will be hosting and participating in Take Back events throughout the country.  Look out for tweets and posts from @DEAHQ and our ...

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April 25, 2022

The Yakama Nation Behavioral Health Services has opened registration for the 4th Annual Trauma Informed Care Conference, July 19-21, 2022 at Legends Casino in Toppenish. 

The intent of this conference is to raise awareness on historical trauma, trauma informed care, and to share wellness and healing methods to all community members and providers who serve Native American/ Alaskan Native Communities. The conference audience will be community members, teachers, law enforcement,...

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April 19, 2022

Reports for the 2021 Community Survey are now available. Please contact your Prevention System Manager if you have not yet received your report. If you are a community that added additional questions, those results will be sent in a separate email closer to the end of April. Thank you for a successful 2021 Community Survey.

April 14, 2022

The Prevention Awards of Excellence are an opportunity to recognize individuals and organizations for their dedication and contributions to the Prevention field.

Please take the time to nominate a colleague, young person, program or organization in the following award categories:

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April 14, 2022

On Tuesday, April 12, Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced that JUUL must pay $22.5 million to resolve Ferguson’s lawsuit against the e-cigarette company. The lawsuit asserts that JUUL violated the law when it designed and marketed its products to appeal to underage consumers and deceived consumers about the addictiveness of its product.

In addition to the payment, JUUL must stop its unlawful conduct and implement a slate of reforms, including:

  • ...
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April 13, 2022

Minerva 1.0

  • Minerva 1.0 is now accessible for reports (no data entry) through the end of April.
    • Please continue to run reports as needed!

Minerva 2.0 System Updates

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April 13, 2022

Registration has been extended and will now close on Monday, April 18. 

Please encourage youth to attend and register today

Join us on Tuesday, May 17 for the 2022 Virtual Spring Youth Forum.
This year's conference theme is "Empower: United in Prevention."

LOCATION:  Virtual
REGISTRATION: ...

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April 13, 2022

The Washington State Department of Health has re-launched the “Under the Influence of You” campaign to reach parents/guardians/caregivers and other influential adults in young peoples’ lives across Washington State.

The campaign:

  • Aims to encourage these influential adults to talk to the teens in their lives about the risks and consequences of using marijuana.
  • Features ads in 10 languages and resources in 21 languages.
  • Has ads running on a rolling...
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April 13, 2022

In consideration of the time and effort spent learning Minerva 2.0, the need to begin to close out state fiscal year 2022 data entry and invoicing, and after making adjustments to any downline impacts to evaluation efforts, HCA has decided not to complete the 2022 CPWI Progress Tool.  The next round will be completed, per the usual schedule, in the spring of 2023. 

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April 8, 2022

Submit a workshop proposal for the 2022 Opioid Summit by Tuesday, April 19.

The Region 10 Opioid Summit Planning Committee invites you to submit a workshop proposal to present at the 2022 Opioid Summit.
Workshop proposals should fit into one of the highlighted topics, and address the conference theme,
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April 1, 2022

What: Across CPWI coalitions, depending on the community’s cohort and fund source(s), there are different timelines within the contract including when Strategic Planning updates are due. As discussed at the March Learning Community Meeting, over the next year, we will be seeking to provide a more consistent timeline across all cohorts that also follows a standard contracting term whenever possible. Please note, we will still be dependent upon fund source timelines and must...

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March 31, 2022

Reminder- Call for Presentations is Open!

Submit a workshop proposal for the 2022 NPN Conference by Friday, April 15.

The NPN Conference Planning Committee invites you to submit a workshop proposal to present at the 2022 NPN Conference. Workshop proposals should fit into one of seven (7) possible topics, and address the conference theme,
The Power of...

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