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Tobacco-Free Kids

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids aims to reduce tobacco use and its deadly toll in the United States and around the world through advocating for public policies proven to prevent kids from smoking, helping smokers quit and protecting everyone from second-hand smoke.

Sample of resources provided on the Campaign's website:

  • Facts sheets & research updates
  • Campaign information
  • State, federal & global initiatives
  • Youth action information

Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Training and Technical Assistance Center (PDMP)

Our purpose is to help grantees, organisations, federal partners, and many other stakeholders do their work in planning, implementing and enhancing prescription drug monitoring programmes. The Centre provides assistance with:

  • Developing policy and information for PDMPs
  • Collecting and reporting performance measurements
  • Hosting regional and national conferences
  • Participating in interstate data sharing
  • Planning/implementing new PDMPs

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Organisation Name: 
SHAAP (Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems)
Job Title: 
Director
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Program development
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Policy making
Advocacy
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All Settings
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Policy advocacy for effective prevention - population level and targeted measures

Prevención Familiar

Prevención Familiar is a Family Prevention platform launched by IREFREA that aims to engage family organisations and professionals working in the field to actively participate in the prevention of risks (such as alcohol and drugs) that affect young people.

Know The Truth

Know the Truth is the teenage substance abuse prevention programme of the Minnesota Teen Challenge. It is dedicated to serving Minnesota communities by providing educational programmes that teach teenagers, parents, teachers and community members about the dangers of teenage drug and alcohol use and constructive methods of abstaining from such use.

Reconnecting Youth

Reconnecting Youth (RY) Inc. is dedicated to researching, developing, testing and disseminating prevention programmes for youth at risk and to training those who use RY programmes to implement them with fidelity. RY evidence based programmes have been recognised for over a decade as models for evidence-based prevention and are included on SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices (NREPP).

PACT Coalition

The PACT (Prevention, Advocacy, Choices, Teamwork) Coalition aims to empower southern Nevada with the resources to prevent substance abuse and promote recovery through culturally competent advocacy, education, stigma reduction, support, and outreach.

Center for Adolescent Drug Abuse Research

The Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research (CASAR) is located in the department of psychiatry at the University of Minnesota (Minneapolis). The center's primary aims are to advance research on the prevention, identification, referral and treatment of adolescent drug abuse, and to promote the application of research knowledge to service providers and clinic settings. Center researchers also study a wide range of adolescent problem behaviors related to drug abuse, including problem gambling, ADHD, and juvenile delinquency.

Klasse 2000

Klasse 2000 is a widespread evidence-based school prevention programme implemented in primary schools throughout Germany. The programme equips children aged 6 to 10 with life skills, promotes a healthy lifestyle, strengthens their self-esteem and fosters positive relationships.The programme has been proven to reduce alcohol and tobacco use later on in life.

PARPA. The State Agency for Prevention of Alcohol Related Problems (Państwowa Agencja Rozwiązywania Problemów Alkoholowych)

The State Agency for the Prevention of Alcohol-Related Problems (PARPA) was established in 1993. It is a specialised government agency subordinated to the Minister of Health. It develops and presents expert opinions on draft laws and action plans in the field of alcohol policy. PARPA also aims to provide information and education and develop and implement new methods of prevention and solving alcohol-related problems.

NADCP. National Association of Drug Court Professionals

The National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) is a non-profit corporation composed of judges, prosecutors, defence attorneys, and clinical professionals that all aim to improve the justice system by using a combination of judicial monitoring and effective treatment to compel drug-using offenders to change their lives. NADCP provides training to over 3,000 Drug Court and problem-solving court professionals annually at its national conference addressing substance abuse and crime.

Agha Khan Development Network (AKDN)

The agencies of the AKDN are private, international, non-denominational development organisations. They work to improve the welfare and prospects of people in the developing world, particularly in Asia and Africa, without regard to faith, origin or gender. Its programmes are designed to bring a critical mass of economic, social and cultural activities to bear on a given area.

Dougie The Drug Dog

Dougie (Doug-e) The Drug Dog is an innovative programme that was created by the National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI). The purpose of the programme is to provide families, schools, and communities with a multi-pronged approach to educating and reducing prescription drug abuse. Dougie provides parents, educators, and others the ability to provide quality, positive, and age appropriate information for kids 2-10 years of age.

JBS International, Inc.

JBS International, Inc. (JBS) is a women-owned business that offers a broad and diverse set of management and information technology (IT) services to public- and private-sector clients. Established in 1985, JBS has worked with clients to successfully design solutions that focus on opportunities and address challenges—always with an emphasis on understanding the specific health, social, and educational needs of people across the lifespan and from all walks of life.

(HWF) Humanitarian Welfare Foundation

Humanitarian Welfare Foundation (HWF) a non profit, non governmental organization..HWF believes in upholding human values and the society, which ensures equality, justice and non-discrimination. HWF believes that in order to change the future of marginalized sections of the society, it needs to be organized and empowered, and HWF can provide them a forum for collective voice and action. HWF is working for the development of down trodden communities with the participation of the related communities.

Intervene

Intervene is a blog, part of the Partnership at Drugfree.org, that brings together a community of experts, parents and caring adults concerned about teens’ alcohol and drug use who aim to share their insights, inspiration, guidance and help.

Phoenix Futures

Phoenix Futures is a provider of services for people with drug and alcohol problems, offering services within community, prison and residential settings in England and Scotland. The organisation brings positive change in the lives of individuals, families and communities affected by substance misuse by supporting service users at every stage of their recovery which includes: engagement on the streets and in communities, harm reduction at drop in centres, structured day programmes, supported resettlement and services within prisons.

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