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Prevention Committee

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 2024 (currently on Zoom 5:00-6:30 p.m.):

September 19, 2023

November 21, 2023

January 16, 2024

March 19, 2024

May 21, 2024

12 Month Prevention Calendar

New Resources!

CIAC and DMHAS recently partnered to put together resources for athletes.  The materials focus on the effects of alcohol, vaping, fentanyl and cannabis on athletic performance.  Click here to access resources and use the link below to view and share the video.  

CADCA's "What's Trending"

where you can download fact sheets on:

Counterfeit pills

Delta 8

Opioids

and more!

Prevention Focus:  Cannabis

New!

New CT campaign:

beintheknowct.org

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New Educator:  Edibles and High Potency THC

 

For a Spanish version of The Educator, click here.

For Portuguese, click here.

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

From SAMHSA's

Evidence-Based Guide Series:

Preventing Marijuana Use 

Among Youth

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.

Prevention Focus:  Alcohol

SAMHSA’s substance use prevention campaign helps parents and caregivers start talking to their children early about the dangers of alcohol and other drugs.

Prevention Focus:  Fentanyl

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