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Five Forums Completed & Calls to Action in Place for Opiate Prevention

May 10, 2016

By Laura Allen A round of applause to communities that have completed the Call to Action Community Forums offered by PreventionFIRST! To date, Norwood, Wyoming, Lockland and Mt.Washington have hosted a forum and put

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PF! Prevention Trainings in Greene & Williams Counties in OH

March 28, 2016

As part of PreventionFIRST!'s ongoing role with the Safe Schools/Healthy Communities grant, two trainings will be conducted by PF! staff in both Williams and Greene Counties in April that focus on prevention. Both

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Local Coalitions Converge at OH Statehouse to Support MJ Prevention Testimony

March 28, 2016

Ohioans in the Greater Cincinnati area will have the opportunity to directly advocate at the Ohio Statehouse this month for marijuana prevention and against legalization of the Schedule I drug. PreventionFIRST!

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20th Anniversary Luncheon- Awardees Announced

March 21, 2016

PreventionFIRST! (PF!) is hosting its 20th Anniversary Annual Community Awards Luncheon on Friday, April 29 at the Cintas Center at Xavier University. PF! founder and U.S. Senator Rob Portman will deliver

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Call to Action Community Forums Begin

March 21, 2016

Over the next year, PreventionFIRST! (PF!) will provide small stipends to community groups or coalitions within Hamilton County who want to host a "Call to Action Community Forum" centered on opiate abuse

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Research Brief: Protective Factors & Environmental Strategies Important

December 1, 2015

A study published in The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse concludes that even well know protective factors for prescription drug abuse can be insufficient for some young people. The study, conducted by

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