An easy-to-download version of the Communities Talk: Town Hall Meetings To Prevent Underage Drinking Quick Start Planning Guide is now available. SAMHSA developed the Quick Start Planning Guide to help Communities Talk: Town Hall Meetings To Prevent Underage Drinking event organizers successfully participate in the initiative. The guide offers a calendar, checklist, frequently asked questions, step-by-step registration instructions, and examples of successful events. Use this resource as your guide to planning, hosting, and reporting a town hall meeting in your community.
An archive of the live webcast of Communities Talk: Town Hall Meetings to Prevent Underage Drinking from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) 12th Prevention Day on February 1 is now available on the Town Hall Meetings website. The webcast includes both a workshop on how to hold a successful Town Hall Meeting and the national launch event. Slides from the workshop are also available to view and download.
On February 1, U.S. Surgeon General Vice Admiral Vivek H. Murthy, M.D., M.B.A., joined hundreds of other leaders and substance use prevention and treatment specialists from throughout the country at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Prevention Day in National Harbor, Maryland. The day included a workshop and launch event designed to educate participants about Communities Talk: Town Hall Meeting to Prevent Underage Drinking, as well as inspire participants to host, attend, or support a Town Hall Meeting in their community.
Join the Communities Talk Webcast on February 1 at 2:45 p.m. ET, register now to receive a $500 planning stipend to support your Town Hall Meeting and learn about what’s new on the Town Hall Meetings website.