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March 22, 2022

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, "We are the Foundation". The highlighted topics are: Improving the Workforce Pillars for Opioid Prevention, Treatment, Recovery, and Intervention.

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March 22, 2022

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:  Register online for this free event.
AGENDA: 2022 SYF Agenda
INFORMATION WEBINAR: Monday, March 28 from 10-11 a.m. via...

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March 18, 2022

All CPWI COALITIONS:  As you prepare your action plan and budget for the upcoming fiscal year, your coalition may be considering alternative programs to support your Goals and Objectives, don’t forget about our lending library.  Upon reviewing the list of available programs (type "EBP Lending Library" in Athena's search bar to download the list), you will find detailed instruction on page 1 and the the full, detailed list on the following pages.  If you find the program your...

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March 16, 2022

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will be hosting its 22nd annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 30, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. National Take Back Day is a free, safe, anonymous, and convenient way to dispose of unused or expired prescription drugs. Since the start of these events, a total of over 15 million pounds have been collected!

Communities across Washington State will be joining the DEA efforts by...

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March 15, 2022

As the situation in Ukraine evolves, adults and children alike may have strong responses; news of war can easily generate fear, anger, worry, and a host of other emotions. Please see below for a selection of resources that may be helpful to your networks as they help youth understand and process the ongoing conflict in developmentally appropriate ways. These resources were compiled by the National Training and Technical Assistance Center for Child,...

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March 14, 2022

Conversations with youth about health behaviors, especially substance use, can be challenging for even the most experienced providers. With increasing need and concern about youth substance use during the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Council for Mental Wellbeing created a ...

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March 14, 2022

Please join the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) for the 2022 National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® (NDAFW) observance, to be held March 21-27, 2022, and register your event or activity. It’s simple and ensures your event will be...

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March 9, 2022

Indicating interest in New Coordinator Basic Training Series for Spring 2022 has ended.  The series is at class capacity!  Thank you for your interest in expanding your knowledge about CPWI!  We are tentatively planning another series for Summer 2022.  Here are the tentative dates for you to review if you are interested in attending the next series:

  • Thursday, June 30 from 9 - Noon
  • Thursday, July 7 from 10 - Noon
  • ...
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March 9, 2022

The Tribal Opioid Solutions Campaign, developed in partnership with Tribes, urban Indian organizations and WA State agency partners, aims to address opioid misuse and prevention in tribal communities across the state. One of the campaign’s year 4 efforts includes an interview spotlighting Quileute’s Health and Human Services Department. The interview was conducted by Native-owned radio station, Daybreak Star Radio, with Miss...

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March 4, 2022

As we continue to move forward with the transition from Minerva 1.0 to 2.0, we have some updates to share. 

  • Go-live: Minerva 2.0 will be officially launching on Monday, February 28th in conjunction with the first training being offered! Please note, you will not be able to gain access into the new system until you have completed the necessary training(s) and until Step 2 of account set-up has been completed. You will not be able to...
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March 3, 2022

Indian Health Service (IHS): IHS recently launched the National Health Coach Pilot Project to deliver health coach training to community and health professionals in Indian Country. The pilot project includes two cohorts of 50 participants.

The IHS will use the results and feedback from participants in this pilot project to assess the feasibility of establishing a health and wellness coach and behavior change approach at the clinical...

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March 2, 2022

The Starts with One campaign needs your help promoting a new National Take Back Day media asset for providers.

We are asking CPWI & CBO Prevention System Managers to send the attached email content to each CPWI & CBO provider you support as soon as possible.  

The email allows providers to order a localizable video to promote their communities' April 30 National Take-Back Day efforts if they return the...

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March 2, 2022

The Tribal Wellness and Resilience Gathering by the Cowlitz Tribe Healing of the Canoe will be held May 16-18 at the Heathman Lodge in Vancouver, Washington. They are partnering with Molina Healthcare, Department of Health (DOH), and Healthcare Authority (HCA), and collaborating with other tribes to discuss community wellness and what it means to heal during this season we are in. By attending, you will get the opportunity to hear about what others are and what you can be doing to balance...

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March 2, 2022

Save the Dates!

DBHR is planning another series of New Coordinator Basic Training (NCBT) in April 2022.  All new CPWI coalition coordinators, who have not attended a previous NCBT series are strongly encouraged to attend.  New CPWI coalition coordinators are the priority audience for the series. Please email your request to attend to your Prevention Manager.  The series will not be posted on the Athena Training calendar; session...

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March 2, 2022

The Washington State Department of Health’s (DOH) Washington Tracking Network (WTN) is launching the inaugural Washington Tracking Network Youth Science Contest. The WTN Youth Science Contest provides an opportunity for high school students across Washington to develop their science and...

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