Read the CEPOP’s Report on Expanding Naloxone Access

The Collaborative for Effective Prescription Opioid Policies (CEPOP) has recently published a report based on a virtual roundtable discussion concerning strategies to expand naloxone access for at-risk patients and communities. To learn more, read CEPOP’s white paper for a summary of the discussion and their policy and advocacy strategy going forward. Additionally, this Digital Toolkit, which includes a […]

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Check out these events for National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW) March 22-28, 2021

Check out some of the upcoming events and plan to attend. MCAS YUMA, Drug Demand Reduction Program Where: Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona Description: Information table. Active duty military volunteers will engage the students during their lunch time. If the schools are closed or restricted for visitors, the event would be virtual. Number of Events: 5 LPKNC […]

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Join the Grants 101 Webinar for Community-Based Organizations

SAMHSA’s Office of Behavioral Health Equity invites you to Elevate CBOs Webinar Series: Grants 101, a webinar on developing a competitive SAMHSA grant application. The webinar is for community-based organizations (CBOs) serving under-resourced racial and ethnic minority, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) populations. It will provide an overview of the grant application process at SAMHSA, […]

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Help map Naloxone distribution sites in Pinal County

As an important tool in preventing overdose fatality. People who use opioids, their friends and their loved ones should have access to it. Naloxone saves lives. In partnership with the Pinal County Department of Public Health, Sonoran Prevention Works and the Substance Abuse Coalition Leaders of Arizona, we seek information for all of the naloxone distribution points in Pinal County. […]

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September is National Suicide Prevention Month!

The National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health and Health Care (The National CLAS Standards) is used by providers to improve health care quality and advance health equity by establishing a framework for organizations to serve the nation’s increasingly diverse communities. September is National Suicide Prevention Month (#SMP20) and National Suicide Prevention […]

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New Study Finds Link Between Youth E-Cigarette Use and Coronavirus

A study published this week in the Journal of Adolescent Health found that a positive COVID-19 diagnosis was five times more likely among young e-cigarette users, suggesting the need for more screening and education. Purpose This study aimed to assess whether youth cigarette and electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) use are associated with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) symptoms, testing, […]

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