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Welcome New Board Members

September 17, 2018

WELCOME NEW BOARD MEMBERS! PreventionFIRST! (PF!) is proud to announce seven new Board of Trustee members. Daniel Cummins (University of Cincinnati, Assistant Dean of Students) has over 30 years of professional and higher education experience including positions in Residence Life, Housing, Student Affairs, and Judicial Affairs. Daniel’s wide range of experience and his most recent work in student conduct has prepared him to fully understand the many dynamics confronting our colleges and universities.  Daniel also served as the Co-Chair for the Commission on Alcohol, Other Drugs, and Education at the University of Cincinnati and recently served on the Advisory Council for the statewide Strategic Prevention Framework/State ...

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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 ...

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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.  

Pa...

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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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