Substance Abuse Prevention/Mental Health Promotion

Understanding Substance Use Disorders

University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies’ Collaborative for Excellence in Behavioral Health Research and Practice, 2018 This 2-hour, self-paced course provides a science-based introduction to substance use, substance use disorders... read more

Is Alcohol A Problem? Online Tool Helps Assess Risk And Find Help

Rhode Island Public Radio, 2018 This brief article summarizing a piece heard on the Rhode Island Public Radio Morning Edition, discusses the broad spectrum of alcohol misuse and contains links to other resources, including NIH’s Alcohol Treatment... read more

The CBHSQ Report: Exposure to Substance Use Prevention Messages Among Adolescents

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, October 3, 2017 Background: Substance use prevention programs are designed to reduce the influence of risk factors and increase the influence of protective factors. Parents may also affect substance use... read more

The Role of Law Enforcement in Preventing Substance Misuse on College Campuses

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), June 2017 College campuses continue to experience significant issues related to student alcohol and other drug misuse. This archived webinar explores the unique role of law enforcement in a... read more

Getting the Message Right! Considerations for Media Campaigns to Prevent Opioid Misuse and Overdose

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, June 2017 Media campaigns can be an important part of a comprehensive plan to prevent the non-medical use of prescription drugs (NMUPD) and opioid overdoses. This archived webinar presents key steps for... read more

BH Link

In the event of a mental health or substance use crisis, call to connect with a licensed counselor, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Bilingual support and medications to assist with recovery are available.

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