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The Intersection of Gambling Harm and Mental Health: The Ohio Casino Control Commission on Protecting Ohio’s College Athletes

By: Cory Brown, MPA, OCPC, ICPS | Manager of Problem Gambling Services at Ohio Casino Control Commission May is Mental...
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Nurturing Alcohol Awareness: A Lifelong Journey of Responsibility

By: Fran Gerbig, MPH, OCPC, ICPS | Executive Director, Prevention Action Alliance Alcohol Awareness Month As we observe Alcohol Awareness...
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Ohio Liquor (OHLQ) Embraces Dry January: A Commitment to Responsible Consumption and Mental Health

By Brian Hoyt, Director, Corporate Social Responsibility, Ohio Liquor (OHLQ) Ohio Liquor (OHLQ) is supporting its consumers who choose to not drink...
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Coping with Grief During the Holidays

While the holiday season is often viewed as a joyous time of celebration, it’s important to recognize that many individuals...
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27 Minutes

Written by: Audrey Williams – Current Senior at Olentangy High School (Prevention Action Alliance is working with a group of...
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Paul and Ellen Schoonover: Champions of Substance Misuse Prevention and Mental Health Wellness

In the realm of substance misuse prevention, Paul and Ellen Schoonover’s unwavering commitment stands out. PAA honored them with the...
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Mental Health and the Role Prevention Plays – An Interview with former Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy

What is brain health, and how does it impact mental health? Brain health encompasses the well-being and optimal functioning of...
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Resources Raised at Your Role in Prevention Breakfast and Silent Auction

On August 26th, 2022, Prevention Action Alliance (PAA) hosted its first fundraiser – Your Role in Prevention Breakfast and Silent...
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Giraffes and the Creation of “Stick Your Neck Out for Prevention” Award

This August, Prevention Action Alliance (PAA) hosted our first fundraiser, Your Role in Prevention, and named Dr. Amy Acton as...
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