The Prevention Committee consists of leadership and members from each of the
Local Prevention Councils (LPCs) in Region 5.
The committee members assist Western CT Coalition to assess prevention needs and assets in the service area and to develop, implement and evaluate prevention programs in their respective communities that align with the Regional Priority Planning Report.
The LPC Leadership Meeting dates for fiscal year 2022 (currently on Zoom 5:00-6:30 p.m.):
September 21, 2021
November 16, 2021
January 18, 2022
March 15, 2022
May 17, 2022
12 Month Prevention Calendar
Prevention Focus: Vaping
Vaping and Marijuana Toolkit
Resources from the Connecticut Clearinghouse
(All materials can be downloaded)
Other Fact Sheets:
These brochures and more are available for order.
Contact the Connecticut Clearinghouse 800-232-4424 or visit ctclearinghouse.org
In the News:
9/24/21 Smokeless Tobacco: Facts, Stats, and Regulations- The Truth Initiative
9/19/21 The Truth Initiative Launches Fake Vape Company "Depression Stick!" to Make a Point
March 2021 CDC Foundation Data Brief: Monitoring U.S. E-Cigarette Sales: National Trends
PAVe (Parents Against Vaping and E-Cigarettes) is a national grassroots organization founded in 2018 by three New York City moms as a response to the youth vaping epidemic.
Prevention Focus: Cannabis
CADCA, along with the National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is excited to announce the release of Practical Theorist Cannabis, The Current State of Affairs.
Evidence-Based Guide Series:
Preventing Marijuana Use
From Stanford Medicine
Theory-based and evidence-informed resources created by educators, parents, and researchers aimed at preventing middle and high school students’ use of cannabis/marijuana.