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Lillian Marino Receives Carolyn Ford-Griffith Youth of the Year Award

May 8, 2018

This award is presented to a student from the tri-state region that has modeled a drug-free lifestyle, taken an active role in youth substance use prevention, and motivated his or her peers to take an active role in substance use prevention.  Lily is a senior at Saint Henry District High School in Erlanger, Kentucky.  She has worked with Prevention First for four years, helping with ten conferences. Within her own school community, Lily is the President of Students Against Destructive Decisions, Mock Trial, and Culinary Club. She is also a member of the Students Ambassadors Association, Freshman Welcoming Committee, Pep Club, and the Theatre Department (participating in all eight fall plays and spring musicals). Next semester, Lily will attend the University of...

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Pat VanOflen Receives Rachel Hutzel Prevention Partner Award

May 8, 2018

This year’s Rachel Hutzel Prevention Partner Award was presented to Pat VanOflen. This award is presented to an organization or individual from the tri-state region that has demonstrated notable progress, results and/or innovation in substance use prevention.  

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Marsha Polk Receives Rob Portman Leadership Award

May 8, 2018

Marsha Polk was the recipient of the Rob Portman Leadership Award. This award is presented to an organization or individual from the tri-state region who has significantly contributed to the advancement of our mission through support, influence or involvement in substance use prevention....

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2018 Student Drug-Use Survey: Finds Less Teens are Abusing Substances

April 12, 2018

Finding for the 2018 Student Drug-Use Survey are now available. PreventionFIRST! administers their Student Drug-Use Survey every two years.  Just under 33,000 students, grades 7th-12th from 80 schools took the survey in the ...

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Upcoming Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST)

February 8, 2018

The Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST) training is designed to provide an understanding of the discipline of the prevention of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug abuse as it relates to communities, providers and volunteers, in a fun, creative unique training that begins where people...

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