Parent Alert | February 2021 | Supporting Prevention Virtually

Parent Alert | February 2021 Advocacy Week Supporting Prevention Virtually What is Advocacy? To advocate is to publicly support a cause. (To see the difference between advocacy and lobbying, click here.) In substance abuse prevention advocacy, we keep track of substance-related legislation and raise awareness regarding areas of concern. Advocacy Week provides an avenue for prevention professionals and Coalition…

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The Link Between Human Trafficking and Substances

  Wayne County Coalitions Wooster— January highlighted Human Trafficking Awareness, reminding us how much goes on here in Wayne County right under our noses. Last year, Ohio ranked 9th in the U.S. for the most new human trafficking cases (The Human Trafficking Institute). Surprisingly, many trafficking cases involve family members or foster care families profiting…

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Parent Alert | January 2021 – Tobacco Control What Works?

    View this email in your browser     Rural Communities and Tobacco Tobacco Nation: Ohio’s High Usage Rates Twelve states belong to what researchers call Tobacco Nation, because tobacco use is higher in these states than in other parts of the country. Spoiler alert: Ohio is one of these twelve states. In fact, 22% of…

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