Opioid Overdose Prevention – A guest post from the Advancing Prevention Project

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Demonstrating its commitment to fighting the prescription drug epidemic, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced the recipients of the Prescription Drug Overdose: Prevention for States awards, a new project created to support states as they attempt to reverse the prescription drug overdose epidemic.  The 16 states that were each given four-year awards between $750,000 and $1 …

Back to School with Suicide Postvention: Support Wellness, Fight Stigma for National Suicide Prevention Week

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You might be thinking to yourself “why is DASH writing about suicide prevention? What does that have to do with chronic diseases?” We tend to think of health in terms of only the physical body, but increasingly, scholars and policy makers are beginning to see what advocates have long understood: that physical and mental, emotional and behavioral (MEB) health cannot …