ETCADA Is Hiring A Prevention Specialist

PREVENTION SPECIALIST Local, non-profit seeks individual to provide substance abuse and tobacco prevention/ education in area schools and community sites. Minimum of Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required with strong organization, multi-tasking, oral/ written communication skills. Reliable transportation with good driving record a must. Successful candidate must pass background check & drug screen. Send resume to: ETCADA Prevention Specialist khall@etcada.com

ETCADA is Hiring A Tobacco Coalition Specialist!

ETCADA is seeking a highly motivated individual for Tobacco Coalition Specialist  to coordinate key public relations, conduct tobacco prevention presentations and trainings to identified populations, participate and coordinate implementation of evidenced based strategies and activities focused on environmental strategy, policy or social norm changes to achieve goals as identified within the strategic plan. Minimum of Bachelor’s degree desired with excellent public speaking skills, oral/written communication and organizational skills.  Reliable transportation, with a good driving record is a must.  Flexible work schedule requires some weekends and evenings for community presentations and events.  Travel required.  Successful candidates must pass background check and drug screen. Veterans are encouraged to apply. EOE- Email Resume and letter of interest to the Attn:&[…]

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Announcing TABC: Mobile, the official smartphone app of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission

TABC: Mobile lets users search for nearby TABC-licensed businesses and see data about any licensed establishment in Texas. Plus, retailers or the public can use the app to report a breach of the peace from any location 24 hours a day. TABC: Mobile is now available for free on the Apple iOS and Google Play stores. To learn more, visit http://www.tabc.texas.gov/mobile.  

Regulating Availability of Cocaine and Meth Ingredients Helped Reduce Drug Use

By Partnership News Service Staff August 18th, 2016 A new study suggests restrictions put into place by the U.S. government on a chemical needed to produce cocaine have led to a reduced use of the drug in the past decade. Mexican police action against a company importing pseudoephedrine, which is used to make meth, also contributed to the decline. The U.S. government cracked down on the availability of the chemical used in making cocaine, sodium permanganate, in 2006, UPI reports. Since then, the number of people using cocaine in the past year decreased by 1.9 million people, or 32 percent. After the Mexican government closed down a company accused of importing more than 60 tons of pseudoephedrine, the supply of meth was reduced significantly, researchers report in the […]

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International Overdose Awareness Day Events In Austin

  Participation in Texas/International Overdose Awareness Day is free. Anyone wishing to be involved may do so. TEXAS OVERDOSE NALOXONE INITIATIVE “TONI”   An invitation to mark Texas/International Overdose Awareness Day on Wednesday August 31 2016   We are seeking your support to mark Texas Overdose Awareness Day on Wednesday August 31 2016.   Overdose Awareness Day is a key remembrance event for those who have died from fatal drug overdoses, as well as family members and friends who have been affected. On Wednesday August 31, thousands of people worldwide will stand together to reflect on their losses. The intention of this event is to address the stigma of drug addiction and overdose and to reinforce the idea that no one need feel shame or disgrace […]

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