As a science, prevention has made considerable progress in building interventions that are evidence-based, proven to be effective, and “applicable to real life situations.” An ongoing challenge, though, is determining how best to maintain and even expand prevention programming with limited supports and resources in place. Communities across the country are realizing the benefit of […]
PORT Health provides behavioral health services in over 25 counties throughout Eastern North Carolina, with the expressed purpose of improving the lives, health and wellbeing of individuals and families we serve by providing a comprehensive array of services. At PORT Health, we hold strong to the belief that mental illness and substance dependence are treatable and […]
Scare tactics have been a part of a well-intentioned prevention programming for many years. Researches have shown that these tactics can be problematic for substance use prevention. In our first series of research briefs, find out what research has told us about scare tactics. Learn how to determine what a scare tactic looks like, and […]
The NC TTA Center along with ALE and partners have worked hard on creating and implementing the new Tobacco Retailer Training. This training is designed to provide valuable information about the legal requirements of merchants and employees who sell tobacco products in North Carolina. Upon completion of the training module and quiz, merchant and employees […]
In this first edition of the NC TTA newsletter we want to highlight an agency who thrives on their mission, “To work collaboratively with community partners to provide education/prevention, treatment and recovery support services to all citizens of Burke County regardless of their ability to pay”. Burke Recovery has worked hard to deliver a full […]
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