Tags: "prevention"

08 Sep
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Highlights from the 10th Annual Prevention Summit in Tampa, FL

With nearly 300 attendees, 34 vendors, and 21 event sponsors, the 10th Annual Drug Prevention Summit was a huge success! We were thrilled to have 29 influential leaders share their expertise, data, resources, and passion for substance use prevention over ...

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19 Aug
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First National Fentanyl Prevention and Awareness Day

Sunday, August 21st marks the first National Fentanyl Prevention and Awareness DayTM  created to remember the lives lost from illicit fentanyl poisoning and acknowledge the devastation caused to loved ones and communities all over the nation.

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01 Aug
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Register for the 10th Annual Prevention Summit!

Join us in Tampa, Florida, August 29-30, 2022 for two days of drug education and prevention training. National experts will discuss the impacts of drug abuse, research, current policies, emerging trends, and prevention strategies that strengthen communities.

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27 Jun
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World Drug Day & 2022 World Drug Report

Sunday, June 26th marked the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, otherwise known as World Drug Day.

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20 Jun
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Marijuana Summit: Education, Prevention, Advocacy

Join us for a two-day conference in Rosemont, Illinois where we will hear from national drug demand reduction experts on the impacts of current marijuana laws and how to use what we learn to advocate for policies that protect public ...

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01 Jun
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Heightened Risk of Substance Use Disorders Among Female Youths Who Attempt Suicide

A new study in JAMA Psychiatry finds that female youths between the ages of 8 and 19 who attempted suicide had a substantial risk of hospitalization for a substance use disorder (SUD) later in life compared to female youths who ...

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26 May
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DFAF Attends International Conference in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

DFAF was honored to attend the international conference, Uniting the Global Community to Face the Challenge of Addiction, hosted by ISSUP, NRC of the UAE, ICUDDR, and the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL).

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05 May
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DFAF Joins Johnny’s Ambassadors May Marijuana Prevention Month Challenge

May is recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month and also features SAMHSA's National Prevention Week (NPW), an annual health observance week dedicated to increasing awareness and action around substance use prevention and promoting positive mental health.

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06 Apr
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NEW Episode Released in Pathways 2 Prevention Podcast!

In this month's episode, we talk with Mr. Dandy Yela, the World Federation Against Drugs DRC Country Representative about their Sober Youth Project in the Democratic Republic of Congo.  

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21 Mar
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It’s National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week!

Drug Free America Foundation is proud to partner with the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) for National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW) taking place today, Monday March 21st ...

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