Read NIDA’s Helpful Factsheet on Electronic Cigarettes

What are electronic cigarettes? Electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, e-vaporizers, or electronic nicotine delivery systems, are battery-operated devices that people use to inhale an aerosol, which typically contains nicotine (though not always), flavorings, and other chemicals. They can resemble traditional tobacco cigarettes (cig-a-likes), cigars, or pipes, or even everyday items like pens or USB memory sticks. […]

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2019 End of Year Evaluation Report: Community Perceptions of Substance Use and Outcomes of Workshops and Educational Activities

Using data collected by Service providers and community coalitions throughout Southern Arizona that addressed substance use and misuse among youth and older adults, the report details substance misuse trends, effectiveness of workshops, and outcomes of evidence-based programs. Each provider, in consultation with Arizona Complete Health and Evaluation Research and Development (ERAD), developed a logic model […]

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Mark your calendar for Sept. 27, and watch the kick-off of the 2018-2019 flu vaccination campaign!

Watch the Kick-off of the 2018-2019 Flu Vaccination Campaign ​​Next Thursday, Sept. 27, marks the annual kickoff of the flu vaccination campaign led by CDC, the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID), and many partners working together to protect people from flu during the 2018-19 flu season. Register to tune in at 10:00 a.m. ET to the NFID press conference […]

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SAMHSA Launches an Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center To Equip Clinicians and Strengthen Communities

SAMHSA announces the launch of the Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center, which aims to provide communities, clinicians, policymakers, and others in the field with the information and tools they need to incorporate evidence-based practices into their communities or clinical settings. The Resource Center contains a collection of science-based resources for a broad range of audiences, including […]

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Drinking too much alcohol increases people’s risk of injuries, violence, drowning, liver disease, and some types of cancer. The good news? We can all do our part to prevent alcohol misuse or abuse. Spread the word about strategies for preventing alcohol misuse or abuse and encourage communities, families, and individuals to get involved. How can […]

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Check out the Prevention Collaboration in Action website

Effective prevention requires the involvement of multiple players, working together to address complex problems. This toolkit showcases some of the exciting ways SAMHSA’s prevention grantees are collaborating across communities and behavioral health fields to prevent substance use and misuse and promote overall health and wellness in their communities. Read the stories and discover the factors […]

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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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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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