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After two years into the pandemic, we see now more than ever the impact COVID-19 has had on alcohol use in the United States. This is not only evident by the overall increase in consumption, but most ...

DORA cup with yellow beverage

Jennifer Benson, BA, OCPC, ICPS

OCAM Coach

When you hear this phrase, what do you think about?  Do you think about the cartoon character who uses a map, her knowledge of the Spanish language, and he...

Prevention and Promotion graph

Written by: Jayla Lee BS, RA

Program Coordinator at PreventionFIRST! 

Young Prevention Professional Member


Prevention and Treatment are terms that can often be overlapped with each other. It is ...

Sustainability and Cultural Competence graph


February 2nd, 2023

Submitted by: Jim Posey CHES, OCPSA

Young Prevention Professional Project member

When trying to implement prevention, there are many aspects you will need to know about the co...

Ryley Jones BS, CHES, OCPS

Young Prevention Professionals Project member

Hash oil, also known as “dabs” is a product created by extracting THC from the marijuana plant.  THC stands for, tetrahydroca...

Ryley Jones BS, OCPS, CHES

Young Prevention Professionals Project member

In February of 2022, SAMHSA announced a funding opportunity for public and private non-profit entities, called SPF Rx. SPF Rx...

Standard Drinks (12 fl oz of beer = 4-5oz of wine = 1.5 oz of 80 proof liquor)

Stay Safe this Summer

JUL 4, 2022

Submitted by: Ryley Jones, BS, RA

July 2022

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, an estimated 11,654 people were killed in drunk driving accidents involving a driver with...

Monster Bars packaging

Submitted by: Ryley Jones, BS, RA

The e-cigarette device JUUL became increasingly popular, especially in teens since its launch in 2015. In December of 2019, President Donald Trump raised the federal...

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