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2014 National Exemplary Awards for Innovative Substance Abuse Prevention Programs - Call for Applications New Item

NASADAD and the National Prevention Network (NPN) are pleased to present the Call For Applications for the 2014 National Exemplary Awards for Innovative Substance Abuse Prevention Programs, Practices, and Policies. The deadline is May 5, 2014.

27th Annual NPN Research ConferenceNew Item

The 27th annual National Prevention Network (NPN) Conference will be held in Hartford, CT from September 15-18, 2014. The theme is “CONNECTing Healthy Communities through Prevention Research and Practice”.

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"Everyday Heroes" video produced GCASANew Item

The Genesee/Orleans Council on Alcoholism & Substance Abuse sponsored this prevention music video, with support from a grant through GO ART & the New York State Council on the Arts.

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Don't Assume It's Not Your Teen VideoNew Item

ASAPPs Promise of Fulton County has created a short video for parents about the issue of prescription drug abuse as well as tools for reducing teen access to prescription drugs.

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Working in partnership with key policymakers, the provider network, individuals, families and communities we strive to create and promote a Prevention Framework that supports safe and healthy environments. The framework that has evolved to date is both comprehensive and research-based.

The actual delivery of prevention services in New York state is effected through a system consisting of some 180 providers operating in a variety of settings, including schools, community-based organizations and embedded in the community at large. The providers deliver a wide range of services including evidence-based education programs, skills development workshops, training sessions for parents, teachers, and other professionals, positive alternative activities for youth and policy change and enforcement efforts to reduce underage drinking.

Use our Prevention Provider Directory to find services in your area. In addition, the following information can be found within our Prevention pages: