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Prevention Programs


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Start Talking provides tools to start conversation about the importance of living healthy, drug-free lives for parents, guardians, educators and community leaders.

Find information about starting conversations, safeguarding your home, and how to spot signs and symptoms of drug abuse at the Start Talking website.


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KNOW! is a drug prevention and awareness partnership developed by the Prevention Action Alliance that empowers parents and teachers to promote healthy behaviors in the young people in their lives. Know! provides timely and relevant information to allow parents and teachers to support young people.

Know! compiles the latest trends in substance misuse prevention and behavioral health and delivers tips and teachable moments right to the inboxes of parents and teachers.


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Know! Parent Tips

Click the link above to read past Know! Parent Tips and sign up for twice monthly tips!


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Know! Teachable Moments

Click the link above to read past Know! Teachable Moments and sign up for twice monthly tips!


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5 Minutes for Life encourages responsible decision-making, leadership, and positive peer influence around a drug-free lifestyle for student leaders, athletes, student council members, and other students. The program focuses on providing interaction between student leaders and influential community members such as Ohio State Troopers, National Guard members or local law enforcement officers.

Click here to find more information or schedule a presentation.