There is a very exciting and unique opportunity to receive free technical assistance to address substance abuse prevention in your community. Information below and attached. Application due by Jan 9th and assistance will be provided between then and June 30, 2015.
Substance abuse prevention for underserved communities
MN Department of Human Services – Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division (MN DHS-ADAD) wants to help underserved communities address drug and alcohol abuse. Language, culture, and resources are just three reasons why many people do not receive the support and services they need.

To help address that, Minnesota Department of Human Services Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division has funds available to offer training and technical assistance on substance abuse prevention to representatives from communities not typically served in a culturally responsive and competent way. If you would like to partner with us and understand how substance abuse prevention can work in your community, apply by January 9, 2015.

The application and a frequently asked questions page is now available. Questions or help with the application? Contact Farhia Budul at or call 651-431-6326.

The first link will take you to the DHS website. The second link is a PDF version of the application.

Minnesota Department of Human Services

4th Annual National Rx Drug Abuse Summit
April 6 - 9, 2015 
Atlanta, GA
The National Rx Drug Abuse Summit is the largest national collaboration of professionals from local, state and federal agencies, business, academia, clinicians, treatment providers, counselors, educators, state and national leaders, and advocates impacted by prescription drug abuse.
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Mid-Year Training Institute
August 2-6, 2015 
Indianapolis, IN
(Event Site: JW Marriott Hotel)
Held for 4 days in July, the Mid-Year Training Institute offers in-depth training sessions geared specifically for community coalition leaders and staff. The Mid-Year also includes personal coaching sessions and National Youth Leadership Initiative activities. From fundamentals of coalition building and strategic planning to evaluation and research, you will come away motivated and inspired.
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