The Alliance for Wisconsin Youth (AWY) brings together coalitions, individuals and resources for a common goal that affects young people through the promotion of positive youth development. This goal of preventing substance abuse and behavioral health concerns is supported by over 100 AWY coalition’s members with the mission and focus to enhance and support those Alliance coalitions in their prevention efforts and youth development work.

Check out the website and become a member.

BID ANNOUCEMENT: The Department of Health Services, represented by the Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse (DMHSAS), seeks responses to this Grant Request for Proposals (GRFP) from qualified organizations seeking to provide regional administrative services for the Alliance for Wisconsin Youth (AWY) Coalitions in two of the State’s five regions.

G-0367 DMHSAS-15 Alliance for Wisconsin Youth Grant

The Prevention Training Planning Committee has released a call for applications for presentations on substance abuse prevention efforts at the upcoming 2015 State Prevention Training (June 11-12, 2015 at the Kalahari in Wisconsin Dells). Please share this information with interested parties in your networks or consider applying to present information on your prevention efforts related to prescription drug abuse. The deadline for applications is February 13, 2015.

To apply go to:  https://uwmadison.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_3w601asMyHx0k7j


NEW Fast Fact Sheet: “Risks of Snowmobiling with Alcohol and Other Drug Use” in Wisconsin.

Fact sheets will highlight certain areas of the Wisconsin Epidemiological Profile on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse, 2014 report providing additional information, as well as showcasing collected data that did not fit into the final version of the Epi Report.


Wisconsin Underage Drinking Prevention Video

This video was developed under contract number HHSS2832007000071/HHSS28342002T, Underage Drinking Prevention Education Initiatives, with the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).  The content of this video does not necessarily reflect the views and policies of SAMHSA or HHS.