2020 Marijuana Ballot Initiative Submitted To Arizona Secretary of State

The first marijuana-related ballot initiative for the 2020 election has been officially filed with Arizona’s Secretary of State’s Office. The Smart And Safe Arizona Act has been submitted for the 2020 ballot. It would legalize recreational marijuana for adults 21 and over. The initiative sets restrictions on where marijuana can be smoked, prohibits operating vehicles, […]

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National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day will be Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

National Take-Back Day is a safe, convenient, and responsible way to dispose of unused or expired prescription drugs. The last Take-Back Day brought in more than 900,000 pounds of unused or expired prescription medication. This brings the total amount of prescription drugs collected by DEA since the fall of 2010 to 10,878,950 pounds. Check DEA’s official Take Back Day website for […]

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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 Announces the Availability of up to $230 million for the Strategic Prevention Framework Partnerships for Success

SAMHSA is accepting applications for Strategic Prevention Framework – Partnerships for Success grants totaling up to $230 million over five years. The purpose of this program is to address one of the nation’s top substance abuse prevention priorities: underage drinking among persons aged 9 to 20. States/tribes may also use grant funds to target up to two […]

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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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