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Town Hall Meeting e-alerts are technical assistance newsletters to help event organizers plan, host, and evaluate events aimed at mobilizing a community around evidence-based prevention of underage drinking.

Parents, Teachers: Play It Safe During Spring Break. Talk About Underage Drinking Before the Party Starts

For many high school and college students, a spring break provides a week of relief and relaxation from busy class schedules. However, it can also be a period of partying, often without adult supervision. Students attending beach weeks and taking trips to popular spring break destinations are faced with many situations that can involve risky behavior and underage drinking.

Date: 03/23/2017


SAMHSA's National Prevention Week Webinars — Register Now

SAMHSA is pleased to announce a series of technical assistance webinars around SAMHSA's National Prevention Week 2017 that have been developed specifically to support organizations working on the front lines of prevention. Using this year's NPW theme—Making Each Day Count—our webinars provide assistance and resources to states, CSAP grantees, and local community-based organizations to raise awareness and educate their communities on various prevention topics during NPW, May 14-20, 2017.

Date: 03/21/2017


Don’t Miss These Opportunities at SAMHSA’s Prevention Day

SAMHSA will convene the 13th Annual Prevention Day on Monday, February 6, in conjunction with CADCA’s National Leadership Forum. This year’s Prevention Day theme is The Power of Prevention: Strengthening Community Voices.

Date: 02/03/2017


Help Youth Learn the Facts About Drugs, Alcohol, and Addiction

While there are many questions around alcohol and drug use and addiction, it's not always easy to find factual answers. Information from the internet, social media, TV, movies, and music isn't accurate. For young people, friends can also be a source of misinformation.

Date: 01/24/2017


Special SAMHSA Thank You for Your Underage Drinking Prevention Efforts

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Watch Director Harding's special "Thank You" message to the community-based organizations that held underage drinking prevention events this year as part of the 2016 Communities Talk: Town Hall Meetings to Prevent Underage Drinking cycle.

Date: 01/06/2017