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Free CEUs/CLEs - Child Welfare Training Toolkit
This toolkit is available from the national Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare
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Historic Requests for Treatment and Prevention in President Obama's 2016 Budget
In response to America's drug problem, the 2016 Budget reflects the Administration's ongoing commitment to reducing drug use and its consequences through a balanced approach rooted in science.
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CADCA - 2014 Monitoring the Future Survey Finds Teen Alcohol & Drug Use Declining; E-cigarette Use High, Marijuana Harm Perceptions Low
Youth use of alcohol and illicit drugs are steadily declining, but e-cigarette use is high and the perception that marijuana is harmful is low, according to the 2014 Monitoring the Future Survey, released by the National Institute on Drug Abuse
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New Synthetic Cannabinoids – Cloud 9, Mojo, etc.
Some new compounds have recently emerged that are sending many users to the hospital in cities around the country
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Featured Items

Global Tuberculosis Report: 2016

Cover of Early Childhood Guide The main aim of the report is to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic, and of progress in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the disease at global, regional and country levels.
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Women of Childbearing Age and Opioids

Cover of Early Childhood Guide The past decade has seen a rise in the proportion of infants who have been exposed to opioid drugs, such as heroin or prescription pain relievers (e.g., oxycodone, hydrocodone), at birth.
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National Viral Hepatitis Action Plan 2017-2020

African American woman lighting a cigarette Each year, approximately 47,000 African Americans die from smoking-related disease with African Americans more likely to die from them than whites.
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Focus on Prevention: Strategies and Programs to Prevent Substance Abuse - Revised

African American woman lighting a cigarette This manual helps communities plan and deliver substance use prevention strategies.
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New Technology Enlisted in Battle Against Hepatitis B

Petrie Dish A method for "silencing" RNA that emerged from a University of Wisconsin-Madison spinoff company is in clinical trials in Europe, Asia and the United States against hepatitis B.
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Helping Young Children Who Have Experience Trauma: Policies and Strategies for Early Care and Education

Petrie Dish Almost half of children in the United States—approximately 35 million—have experienced one or more types of trauma, and young children are at especially high risk compared to older children.
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Reports & Toolkits

Prevention Collaboration Success Stories
Patterns and Trends of Substance Abuse in Florida
Within and Across the Regions of Florida
June, 2017

The drug-by-drug review of trends, progress, and challenges addresses: underage drinking; nicotine and E-cigarettes; vaping; marijuana; novel psychoactive substances such as synthetic cannabinoids, synthetic cathinones, tryptamines, and piperazines; cocaine; methamphetamine; heroin; non-medical misuse and abuse of medications such as prescription opioids, benzodiazepines, stimulants, and over the counter (OTC) medications.

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Within and Across the Regions of Florida
December, 2016

This drug-by-drug review of trends, progress, and challenges addresses the astonishing proliferation of substance abuse among Florida youth and adults.

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Substance Abuse Trends Alert June 2017 (8/17)

This alert focuses on the Florida drug-Related Outcomes Surveillance and Tracking System, an online tool developed for researchers, public health professions, community coalitions, and the general public. FROST provides a user-friendly data source to explore Florida and national drug-related indicators. Read more link

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Behavioral Health Barometer, Volume 4

This report presents national data about the prevalence of behavioral health conditions. This data includes the rate of serious mental illness, suicidal thoughts, substance use, and underage drinking.

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Sign to Rehabilitation Linking Older Adults With Medication, Alcohol, and Mental Health Resources

This toolkit helps service providers for the aging learn more about mental illness and substance use disorders in older adults.

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Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit SAMHSA Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit (1/16)

This toolkit offers strategies to health care providers, communities, and local governments for developing practices and policies to help prevent opioid-related overdoses and deaths. Access reports for community members, prescribers, patients and families, and those recovering from opioid overdose.

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