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Have you implemented or attended programs, organized events or attempted to bring your community together to prevent substance abuse in your area? Share your story and lessons learned with us using the form below so that others can learn from your experiences.

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ACT Missouri’s “Prevention Day at the Capitol”

Last legislative session, ACT Missouri sponsored a “Prevention Day at the Capitol” as a way for prevention professionals to connect with each other and share successful stories from their prevention field.

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January 20, 2012 | by Vanessa M. Fenley of the Denver Office of Drug Strategy 0 Comments

DenverRAP and GRID’s Safe Summer Kickoff Event

DenverRAP and GRID’s Safe Summer Kickoff Event

Denver Resource for Awareness and Prevention (DenverRAP), along with the Gang Reduction Initiative of Denver (GRID), co-hosted an annual Safe Summer Kickoff in southwest Denver in May, 2011. More than 30 organizations participated and 650 attended the event.

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January 19, 2012 | by Shelly Mowrey 0 Comments

DrugFreeAz.org’s Responds Creatively to Local Rx Overdose Epidemic

DrugFreeAz.org’s Responds Creatively to Local Rx Overdose Epidemic

Statistics show that one out of four Arizona high school seniors has used a prescription pain reliever without a doctor's prescription. In October, DrugFreeAz.org launched its latest radio and public awareness campaign to help parents take the necessary steps to prevent prescription misuse in their homes and talk with their children about the dangers of prescription medications.

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