Effective substance misuse prevention starts early. And it doesn’t happen in a vacuum.
“There’s no silver bullet. Individuals and communities must work together to build and sustain healthy communities where children can grow up safe and resilient,” says Chelsey Goddard, director of Health Promotion, Practice, and Innovation at EDC.”
To observe National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, EDC is offering tips and tools for preventing substance misuse in your community.
Visit these resources from Prevention Solutions@EDC:
Find out how some states and communities are responding:
Follow us on Twitter (PrevSolsEDC) throughout the month for ideas and activities.
Learn more about EDC’s work in opioid and other substance misuse prevention.