New DEA Exhibit in Mobile, Alabama: Drugs: Costs and Consequences
The Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA) national touring exhibit, developed by DEA and the DEA Educational Foundation, is now open at the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center in Mobile, Alabama. Through interactive exhibits, visitors can explore the history and current science behind drug law enforcement, as well as drug use prevention and drug treatment specific to Alabama’s local communities.
Updated Prevention Resource: Focus on Prevention
Focus on Prevention is newly updated and provides a guide to communities for planning and delivering substance use prevention strategies. In this booklet you’ll find information about conducting needs assessments, identifying partners, and creating effective strategies, as well as information on marketing, special populations, and program evaluation. Read the guide here or order copies from the SAMHSA store.
Start Planning for National Prevention Week
SAMHSA’s National Prevention Week (NPW) is coming! From May 14 to 20, NPW will promote a different health topic each day. Tuesday, May 16 is “Prevention of Underage Drinking and Alcohol Misuse,” and will give communities and organizations a day to showcase their underage drinking and alcohol misuse prevention efforts. New planning materials are available to help communities participate in NPW this year.