Accessing Grant Funding and Other Resources to Support Our Work: Strategies for Success

Dr. M. Dolores Cimini is Director of the Center for Behavioral Health Promotion and Applied Research at the University at Albany, SUNY. Dr. Peggy Glider is the Coordinator for Evaluation and Research at the University of Arizona Campus Health Service. In this month's article, they address program sustainability, resource diversification, and 10 keys to grantwriting success.

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Considering Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Preventing Drug Use and Misuse

Watch an engaging discussion about the importance of cultural competence and cultural humility in preventing drug use and misuse, featuring panelists from state government, higher education, community-based prevention, and DEA.

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Prevention Profiles: Take Five - Jazmine Kelley, Rachel Perse, Dr. Kari Pratt

Jazmine Kelley of the University of Mississippi, Rachel Perse of the University of Miami, and Dr. Kari Pratt of Oklahoma State University served on the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams, respectively, in the 2022 Red Ribbon Week Campus Video PSA Contest. They discuss how their schools came up with their PSA ideas, the benefits to entering the contest, and the response to their victories.

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Congratulations, Red Ribbon Week Campus Video PSA Contest Winners!

Congratulations to the University of Mississippi, the University of Miami, and Oklahoma State University for winning 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place, respectively, in the Red Ribbon Week Campus Video PSA Contest, cosponsored by DEA and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

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Campuses Promote DEA's One Pill Can Kill Campaign

Schools across the nation have started to rally around the effort to educate their campuses and local communities about the issue. Is your school using ‘One Pill Can Kill’ materials to get the word out about counterfeit pills? If so, let us know!

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The Value of Communities Talk and Other Federal Prevention Initiatives for IHE Professionals

Learn about the Communities Talk program, prevention resources and materials to reach college and university professionals, and how you can participate and host your own Communities Talk activities this year.


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Making a Difference in Your Home and Community

"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Bring It On" actress Clare Kramer guest-hosts this episode and speaks with Catie Drew of the Drug Enforcement Administration and others, who share opioid educational resources that can be used by parents, teens, and teachers, as well as schools, faith-based organizations, scout organizations, and more.


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One Pill Can Kill

"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Bring It On" actress Clare Kramer guest-hosts this episode and speaks with Wendy Woolcock of the Drug Enforcement Administration and Amy McCarthy of Boston Children's Hospital about how just two milligrams of fentanyl in a fake pill -- i.e. an amount equivalent to several pieces of salt or sugar on the end of a pencil tip -- is enough to kill an individual.


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Preventing Drug Misuse Among College Students (Part 2)

Jodie speaks with the Drug Enforcement Administration's Senior Prevention Program Manager Rich Lucey and others about how to choose a school that is serious about substance use prevention.

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