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August 3, 2023
The deadline to submit a nomination for an exceptional prevention professional, group, or program is quickly approaching on Wednesday, August 9. 
 
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August 3, 2023

Last month marked the one-year anniversary of the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline, which launched in July 2022. 

In honor of this milestone, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has updated the ...

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August 3, 2023

Join the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, tribal nations, federal and state policy makers, and national and regional tribal organizations to address the fentanyl crisis in tribal communities, at the National Tribal Opioid Summit in Tulalip, WA, on August 22-24.

To register and learn more, visit the ...

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August 3, 2023

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) recently launched Alcohol and Your Brain, an interactive activity for youth ages 13 and older to learn about alcohol's effects on five areas of the brain. This educational resource shares age-...

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August 3, 2023

The 2023 Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) Bootcamp will be sponsored by the Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) and take place on September 11-14, 2023.

The virtual training will be offered free-of-charge and be facilitated by the nationally recognized CADCA facilitator, Angela Da Re. Don't miss this opportunity; ...

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July 31, 2023
The deadline to submit a nomination for an exceptional prevention professional, group, or program is quickly approaching on Wednesday, August 9.
Recipients of the 2023 Washington State Prevention Awards of Excellence will be announced at the 2023 Prevention Summit awards ceremony in October.

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July 18, 2023

The ...

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July 18, 2023

At this time, umbrella contracts have been sent to all CPWI providers. If you have not received or have questions about your contract, please contact your prevention manager. 

The new umbrella contract reflects our commitment to providing high-quality prevention services. We are excited about the positive impact the umbrella contract will have on future contract amendments. 

You can expect to receive your final award and revenue (A&R)/federal subaward...

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July 18, 2023

The annal contractor meeting will be held virtually on Wednesday, September 27, in lieu of the learning community meeting (LCM) previously scheduled for that day. We are requesting that providers hold 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., as we work to finalize the exact timing. 

This meeting is required for CPWI and CBO coordinators, contract contracts, and a fiscal staff representative. For school-based services, this includes a minimum of one representative from the ESD program staff.

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July 14, 2023

This year's Prevention Summit and Provider Meeting will be held in Spokane, WA, at the Davenport Grand. The annual Provider Meeting will be held on Monday, October 23, and the Prevention Summit on Tuesday, October 24 and Wednesday, October 25.

The Division of Behavioral and Recovery (DBHR) is seeking your help! A hybrid...

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July 14, 2023

It’s that time: The 2023 community survey will begin on Saturday, July 15, and run until Wednesday, November 15. Please review the email you received with your online survey links.

The 2023 core survey (for printing hard copies) and the data entry manual can be found on The Athena Forum Community...

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July 14, 2023

BIPoC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) Mental Health Awareness Month aims to increase awareness about the systemic inequities and social determinants of mental health that disproportionately affect BIPoC individuals.

According to Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services...

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July 14, 2023

In May, seven Latinx youth leaders from Friday Harbor Middle School's La Chispa attended the North Sound Youth Cannabis and Commerical Tobacco Prevention Program (YCCTPP) YOUth Got This! Summit. Watch the ...

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July 14, 2023

Save the date for CADCA Bootcamp on September 11-14, 2023! 

This training will focus on enhancing participant skills required to build strong coalitions and implement the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF), including community assessment, logic models, comprehensive strategies, coalition evaluation and coalition capacity building. Participants will learn and gain skills critical for coalitions to plan, implement and evaluate their coalition’s community-change efforts to...

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July 13, 2023

Registration is now open for the 2023 Coalition Leadership Institute! Please be sure to register by August 15, 2023.

Registration Link: 2023 CLI REGISTRATION

Dates: Tuesday, August 22 and Wednesday, August 23, 2023, with optional workshops on...

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