Communities Talk What’s New articles share information to help event organizers plan, host, and evaluate events aimed at mobilizing a community around evidence-based prevention of underage drinking.
While underage drinking has been the focus of Communities Talk events, communities can also address misuse of other drugs and promote positive mental health. Success Stories can give you some ideas to build on. For instance, Oregon the Tigard Turns the Tide Coalition held an event addressing mental health and wellness due to an increase in drinking and drug use as a coping mechanism during the pandemic. Students created a social media campaign, creating videos to help students coping with stress and anxiety. Read more, and view the videos, in their success story Hope and Beyond Mental Health Matters.