Join Brian Marquis, Public Liaison Officer at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), and fellow educators, health professionals, and community stakeholders for an overview of National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® (NDAFW) and a discussion on how this national health observance can be leveraged to elevate your existing efforts around substance use education and address your community’s unique needs. The webinar will highlight free print and digital resources, toolkits, and inspiring past events that will make participation fun and easy for you and your community. Webinar participants will discover a spectrum of NDAFW activity ideas from light-lift opportunities to more significant endeavors and have an opportunity to ask questions during a live technical assistance portion of the webinar.
1. Identify at least two new NDAFW resources available to integrate the national health observance into existing health education and prevention programming.
2. Understand how NDAFW can be customized to overcome common programming challenges faced by event planners.