New Community Coalition Partnerships (CCPs) Facebook Pages

Join these communities in their online efforts to share information and gather resources to fight substance abuse in their areas via Facebook pages for their Community Coalition Partnerships (CCPs): Harrison County CCP: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Harrison-County-Community-Coalition-Partnership/695087197221434 Henderson County CCP: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Henderson-County-Community-Coalition-Partnership/257004367804662 Panola County CCP: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Panola-County-Community-Coalition-Partnership/229995333858430

Recovery Groups Meeting in NEW Recovery Center in Longview

Click on the group names for links to fliers for the three newest groups going on in the Recovery Center, 700 Glencrest Lane, across from the K-Mart in Longview.  Freedom in Recovery is a new group to be held every Wednesday from 5:30-6:30 pm.  This group is for any adult with issues pertaining to substance use.  The Men’s Group is held every Thursday from 6:00-7:00 pm.  This group is for adult men who have issues pertaining to substance use.  The RAC Group is for youth who have any substance use issues and is held every Tuesday from 6:00-7:00 pm. The long standing Women’s Group is on Thursdays from 5:30-6:30 and is for adult women who have been […]

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Recruiting for New “Tips From Former Smokers” Ad Campaign

Dear Colleague: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Office on Smoking and Health is recruiting additional candidates to be considered for an upcoming national education campaign, Tips From Former Smokers (Tips). Similar to previous campaigns seen here, real people who have had life-changing, smoking-related health problems will be featured. We are conducting a national search to find people with compelling stories who are willing to participate in our campaign. I am writing to ask for your assistance to help identify individuals who fit our recruitment criteria (listed below) and who may be interested in participating in the Tips campaign. A representative from Mimi Webb Miller Casting will be contacting you soon on behalf of CDC. We hope you will be willing […]

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Talk with Young Kids about Alcohol

SAMHSA Launches New Campaign to Help Parents Talk with Young Kids about Alcohol May 23, 2013 Issues: Underage drinking Coalition resources: Public Health, Social Norms Drug type: Alcohol “Talk. They Hear You,” a new national public service announcement campaign that empowers parents to talk to children as young as nine years old about the dangers of underage drinking was recently launched by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). SAMHSA’s latest report on underage drinking shows that more than a quarter of American youth engage in underage drinking. Although there has been progress in reducing the extent of underage drinking in recent years, particularly among those aged 17 and younger, the rates of underage drinking are still unacceptably high. “Talk. They […]

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