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What's New articles share information to help event organizers plan, host, and evaluate events aimed at mobilizing a community around evidence-based strategies to prevent underage drinking.

Talk About Safe Driving this Holiday Season

The holiday season, from Thanksgiving to New Year’s, is one of the deadliest times of the year due to impaired driving. The need to address impaired driving by young drivers is urgent; they report driving while under the influence more often than older drivers.

Date: 11/10/2022


The 2023 Communities Talk Cycle Starts Soon!

The 2023 Communities Talk cycle will begin in January 2023! Make sure to keep an eye on the Communities Talk website for updates and sign up for StopAlcoholAbuse.gov news and updates.

Date: 11/10/2022


Make Your Voice Heard on Marijuana

Transition-age youth (TAY) who are not attending college full time are at an increased risk for substance use disorders compared to TAY who are on a college campus. In addition, there are few national resources to help the prevention field communicate with this population.

Date: 11/10/2022


Celebrate Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week, America’s oldest and largest drug prevention awareness program, takes place on October 23–31. This is a great opportunity for parents, teachers, educators, and community organizations to raise awareness about substance misuse. The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has created a Red Ribbon Toolkit with resources to use with your community.

Date: 10/06/2022


Use SAMHSA Spanish-Language Materials During National Hispanic Heritage Month

This October during National Hispanic Heritage Month, plan prevention events for your Hispanic and Latino community members using SAMHSA resources. Some of the many Spanish-language materials include:

Date: 10/06/2022


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