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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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