Thank you to our opinion leaders for attending our Annual Opinion Leader 2022 Dinner! Our amazing OUTRAGE! Youth Advocacy Group chose the theme of "Back to the Future." We can have a future where no teens misuse drugs and alcohol by working together. For your reference, we have our drug prevention statistics and action items … Continue reading Opinion Leader 2022 Stats and Action Items
Good Samaritan Law (Utah Code: 76-3-203.11) This law enables bystanders to report an overdose without fear of criminal prosecution for illegal possession of a controlled substance or illicit drug. Naloxone Law (House Bill 119) This law permits physicians to prescribe naloxone to third parties (someone who is usually a caregiver or a potential bystander to … Continue reading Opioid Prevention Policies in Utah
We are entering an exciting time of the year where there is great potential for change in the field of tobacco and drug prevention, especially when talking about preventing use among our youth population. The Utah State Legislative Session begins January 27th and ends March 12th. During this time, the Utah State Legislature has the … Continue reading Tobacco policy and vaping updates 2020
Thank you to all who attended the 2019 Utah Alcohol Policy Summit! Below are the PowerPoints that have been submitted by our speakers. 2019 Alcohol Policy Summit Steve Schmidt UT Alcohol Policy Summit 10.18.19 The goals and challenges for alcohol policy and regulation today are very similar to those the country faced when prohibition of alcohol … Continue reading Utah Alcohol Policy Summit Review
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According to the 2017 Student Health and Risk Prevention Survey, students in Utah County believed that about 18% of all students had used alcohol in the past 30 days. If they have a grade with 100 students, teens believe 18 of them are drinking. That seems like a lot of teens are drinking! The reality … Continue reading When it Comes to Youth Using Drugs – Most Don’t