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Very Anti-Social Media: A new law could make social media more accountable.

BY: LESLIE KLOSTERMAN PUBLISHED JAN. 3, 2024 on The Daily Standard A new law requiring parental consent for kids under...
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Breaking Down the Bud: Ohio gears up for legal weed, but addiction experts sound alarm

By Gabby Hart Published: Dec. 5, 2023 at 6:07 PM EST Original article and video can be found here.  CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO)...
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Columbus police, DEA says more cases of fentanyl mixed with ‘zombie drug’ are being reported in central Ohio

BY: RICHARD SOLOMON PUBLISHED 11:43 PM EDT OCT. 19, 2023 on 10 WBNS COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Drug Enforcement Administration said...
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Prevention Action Alliance (PAA) Board of Directors Elects Christopher Cugini, MPH as Member

Board of Directors Adds Member, Elects Executive Committee During Annual Meeting [Columbus, October 10, 2023] – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Prevention...
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Questions loom surrounding State Issue 2 regarding health

BY: SAMANA SHEIKH PUBLISHED 8:30 AM ET OCT. 04, 2023 on Spectrum News 1 COLUMBUS, Ohio — This upcoming November,...
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Prioritizing Youth Mental Health During the Upcoming Back-to-School Season

Prevention Action Alliance highlights why mental health awareness is vital as students prepare to go back to school....
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The Ohio National Guard Counterdrug Program to Receive the 2023 Stick Your Neck Out for Prevention Award

Prevention Action Alliance announces the recipient of this year’s award for their annual fundraiser....
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Renowned Mental Health Advocate Patrick J. Kennedy to Speak at Prevention Action Alliance’s Your Role in Prevention Luncheon

(Columbus, OH) – Prevention Action Alliance’s Your Role in Prevention Luncheon, set to take place on August 16th at the...
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Northeastern, Springfield to participate in student prevention, wellness pilot program

Two local schools in Clark County are participating in a pilot program to help integrate additional student prevention and wellness...
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Schools Take a Stand for Students Amidst the Growing Mental Health Crisis

4 Ohio School Districts Pilot a Three-Year Program to Integrate Additional Student Prevention and Wellness Strategies (Columbus, April 20, 2023)...
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Ohio Launches Responsible Gambling Campaign Before Sports Betting Starts

Written By: Mike Mazzeo Updated on: Dec. 29, 2022 The original article can be found here.  An Ohio campaign is...
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A school-based support program coming to Ohio could benefit Lucas County students

Prevention Action Alliance is launching a new school-based support pilot program: Prevention and Wellness Academy of Ohio Written By: Madelyne...
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