Promoting healthy lifestyles, preventing illness and protecting the environment for our community. Partnership for Drug Free Kids Parent Coach Training Looking for 12-15 experienced parents who are interested in getting free, specialized CRAFT (Community Reinforcement and Family Training) in being a volunteer parent coach for children w/substance abuse problems.
The meetings are sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the Office of the Surgeon General, and the Maryland Collaborative to Reduce College Drinking and Related Problems, which is co-led by Amelia Arria, PhD, director of the University of Maryland School of Public Health’s Center for Young Adult Health and Development.
Public Health [email protected] Day is an MPowering the State event co-sponsored by the School of Public Health at the University of Maryland, College Park and by the School of Medicine’s Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Maryland Baltimore.
Representatives from the United States Public Health Service (USPHS) Commissioned Corps Officers program helped inform visitors about the Surgeon General’s National Prevention Strategy and offered interactive activities including a stationary bike that could power an iPod, and nutrition games for kids.
The Maryland Collaborative to Reduce College Drinking and Related Problems is a statewide initiative involving 11 participating universities that are working together with community partners to reduce college alcohol use and create environments, policies and practices that support a safe and healthy college experience for students.