142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Preventing Substance Abuse

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Tuesday, November 18, 2014: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
The purpose of this session is to highlight the importance to change attitudes and practices pertaining to substance abuse. The audience will learn about the development of new strategies to prevent the initiation of substance abuse risk behaviors and using campaigns,mass media outlets and health care experts.
Session Objectives: To describe effective health communication campaigns and strategies to address tobacco and substance abuse To explain the significance of health risk behaviors related to substance abuse and prevention

Matching E-Learning Experience to Substance Abuse Prevention Practitioners' Need: A Tale of Two Courses
Emily Veysey, Melanie Adler, S.M., Dana Wardlaw, M.A. and Jenny Smith, M.A.

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)