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|Newsletter||September 2019 Newsletter||
Read the latest news from Prevention Solutions @ EDC.
|Story||Puerto Rico Prevention Organizations Partner with PS@EDC to Address Health Disparities||
Customized technical assistance from Prevention Solutions@EDC helps to ensure that prevention coalitions across Puerto Rico have the knowledge and skills needed to understand and reduce health disparities in their communities.
|Story||PS@EDC Prepares New Cohort of SAPST Trainers!||
In early June, 11 enthusiastic trainers from across the country participated in Prevention Solutions@EDC’s SAPST Virtual Training of Trainers (TOT). The TOT prepared participants to deliver the highly respected Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training—or SAPST—in their states and communities.
|Story||Impact Norwood Engages Full Coalition in Setting Future Direction||
When the Impact Norwood Prevention Coalition began considering what it wanted to accomplish for the remainder of its 5-year Drug-Free Communities grant, they brought in PS@EDC TA Specialist Jess Goldberg to assist in creating a strategic planning process that was participatory and collaborative.
|Story||PS@EDC Partners with Iowa DPH to Address Problem Gambling||
States and communities have begun developing systemic supports to address the related problems of problem gambling and substance misuse in a coordinated way. Prevention Solutions@EDC is collaborating with Iowa’s Department of Public Health to prepare for this important work.
|Announcement||EDC Joins National Academy of Medicine in Countering the Opioid Epidemic||
EDC is one of over 100 organizations across the U.S. that has joined the National Academy of Medicine in declaring its commitment to reversing national trends in opioid misuse and overdose. Network organizations agree to make a visible commitment to reversing the U.S. opioid epidemic.
|Story||3 Ways Schools Can Support Children Affected by the Opioid Crisis||
As the opioid crisis deepens, thousands of children are traumatized by the consequences of addiction in their homes. By integrating trauma-informed approaches, schools can create safe, supportive environments that help these children thrive.
|Story||Kentucky Logic Model Training Helps Practitioners Connect the Dots||
Many states are requiring the counties they fund to incorporate logic models into their local substance use prevention plans. In January, PS@EDC spent two days training 80 substance misuse prevention practitioners from across Kentucky on how to do so.