Awareness

Help Keep Impaired Drivers off the Road This Holiday Season

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, “In 2018, there were 10,511 people killed nationwide in drunk-driving crashes, accounting for nearly one-third of the crash fatalities that year. The tragedy of these deaths is felt year-round, but...

Let’s Celebrate the Great American Smokeout

“Every year, on the third Thursday of November, smokers across the nation take part in the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout event.” This year on November 18, encourage others “to make a plan to quit, or plan in advance and then quit smoking that day.”...

Tools for Advocacy: How to Contact Your Elected Officials

What is Advocacy? An advocate is a person who speaks, writes or acts in support of a person or issue. Practicing advocacy allows you to clarify your personal values and beliefs, use your voice about something important to you and help affect change. One way you can be...

Six Keys to Effective Advocacy

Voices for Prevention is gearing up for Substance Abuse Prevention Advocacy Day on February 24, 2022! We will join agencies from across the state to talk about the importance of substance abuse prevention with our state legislators. While this day is an important day...