As a parent, you have a major impact on your child's decision whether or not to use tobacco, alcohol, or other drugs. Be sure to encourage your child to make healthy choices and friendships and to always set a positive example through your own actions.
This Friday, February 24, SAMHSA’s Voice Awards program will be co-hosting a Twitter chat with the National Council for Behavioral Health (@NationalCouncil). The goal of the chat is to engage interested participants in a meaningful discussion about behavioral health depictions and portrayals in film as a lead up to the 2017 Academy Awards on Sunday.
SAMPLE TWEETS • Use #VoiceAwards and #BH365 for a Twitter chat about mental health & addiction in film! The chat will be 2/24 at 1:00 pm ET. • Join #VoiceAwards and @NationalCouncil for a Twitter chat about behavioral health depictions in film! It will be 2/24 at 1:00 pm ET. • Share your thoughts about behavioral health depictions in film! Use #VoiceAwards and #BH365 on 2/24 at 1pm ET to join the Twitter chat. ... See MoreSee Less
A new method for using e-cigarettes called “dripping” is becoming popular among teens. A report published in Pediatrics finds one-quarter of U.S. teens who use e-cigarettes have experimented with dripping.
New data just released from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that 91 people die every day from an opioid overdose – a marked increase from 78 in 2014. We ask all stakeholders - medical community, parents, elected officials, law enforcement to continue to combat the issue.
Troup County Prevention Coalition celebrated #SAPDAY2017 yesterday at the GA Capitol with 100+ prevention friends from around our great state. We helped to coordinate this event and were busy making it happen but we were able to take a few pictures! Thank you to those coalition members that were able to join us and learn more about prevention advocacy and how we can learn to better share with others the great things happening in our community regarding teens staying healthy and drug free! #preventionworks #love4SAP