New Report Now Available: Suicidality and Death by Suicide Among Middle-Aged Adults in the United States

SAMHSA’s Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality announces the release of a new short report, Suicidality and Death by Suicide Among Middle-Aged Adults in the United States. The report, based on data from the annual National Survey on Drug Use and Health and the National Vital Statistics System, analyzes suicide attempts and suicide death rates […]

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Trunk or Treat in Yuma!

We Want You To Show Some Pride In Your Ride Decorate your car or truck and have a great time with the kids Help us provide a safe place for our community When: October 31, 2017 Time: 6PM Where: 2155 W. 32nd Street ( Old K Mart) cost: Free Cars assemble & decorate starting: 4:30PM RSVP: Tom Batson […]

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New Report Now Available: Suicidality and Death by Suicide Among Middle-Aged Adults in the United States

SAMHSA’s Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality announces the release of a new short report, Suicidality and Death by Suicide Among Middle-Aged Adults in the United States. The report, based on data from the annual National Survey on Drug Use and Health and the National Vital Statistics System, analyzes suicide attempts and suicide death rates […]

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INTRODUCING…THE 2017 RED RIBBON THEME: YOUR FUTURE IS KEY, SO STAY DRUG FREE.™

The 2017 National Red Ribbon Week theme: Your Future Is Key, So Stay Drug Free™. Winner Iris Yu with teacher Cheryl Holsapfel and mom Wei Yu The theme was created by Iris Yu, a student at Solon Middle School in Solon, Ohio. The school will receive national recognition and $500 in Red Ribbon Theme merchandise from Nimco, Inc.In addition to the attention she […]

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Join NNEDV October 15 through 21, 2017 for the National Week of Action!

10/15/2017: Conversation Sunday – use our talking points to start conversations about domestic violence with friends, family members, neighbors, or colleagues. 10/16/2017: Media Monday – download our new Tech Safety App (now available in Spanish!) or share our #31n31 campaign this year on social media. 2016 #31n31: 31 Ways to Challenge Myths about Domestic Violence 2015 #31n31: 31 Survivors’ and Advocates’ Stories 2014 #31n31: 31 Ways […]

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2017 Domestic Violence Awareness Tool-kit now available

Since 1981, October has been commemorated as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The observance serves to educate communities, individuals, couples and families about Family Advocacy Program services and other community resources that can help prevent, raise awareness of community responsibility and resources for addressing domestic abuse. Articles: Domestic Abuse: Military Reporting Options How to Help […]

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BIA Officer Uses Naloxone to Save Life

The United States is facing an epidemic of opioid overdose deaths. Increasing access to the medication naloxone can help reduce opioid overdoses and save lives. On December 2, 2015, the Indian Health Service (IHS) entered into a Memorandum of Agreement with the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) aiming to reduce opioid overdose deaths in Indian Country. This […]

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SAHMSA: Topics in the News

Natural Disaster Response In response to Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, and the wildfires along the west coast, SAMHSA’s SMVF TA Center has collated the following disaster resources to assist affected individuals and responders: VA’s Disaster Preparedness Toolkit: The Veterans Emergency Management Evaluation Center within the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has released a new […]

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Take a Stand Against Older Adult Falls

Today is officially the first day of fall! CDC, in conjunction with the National Council on Aging (NCOA), also celebrates the 10th annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day (#FPAD2017). Each year, more than one in four older adults aged 65 and older will fall. Among older Americans, falls are the number one cause of injuries and […]

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