Reducing Youth Obesity, Opioid Abuse Care/Prevention, and Youth Mental Health Improvement Program Grants

Subject: Community Development, Health, Child/Youth Welfare, Substance Abuse, Drugs, Childhood Obesity | Deadline: July 31, 2017 . . .

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Drug-Free Communities Support Program Grants

Subject: Youth Drug Use, Youth Welfare, Health, Community Development, Safety | Deadline: Mar. 15, 2017 . . .

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Kids and Drugs: A New Theory

Author and reporter Maia Szalavitz, who writes about substance use and related issues recently spoke with Youth Today and JJIE about her experience and her newest book: “Unbroken Brain: A Revolutionary New Way of Understanding Addiction,” released in April. Here’s Szalavitz’s take on addiction and its complexities, from her own experience and in her own words.

Capacity Building Initiative Grants for Substance Abuse and HIV Prevention Services for At-Risk Racial/Ethnic Minority Youth and Young Adults

Subject: Youth Health/Welfare, Youth Substance Abuse, Drugs, HIV Prevention | Deadline: Apr. 19, 2016 . . .

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E-cigarette Ads and Youth

As part of its most recent "Vital Signs" report, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) took a comprehensive look at the targeted advertisement from the e-cigarette industry and found that more than 18 million youth see e-cigarette advertisements and that they reach about 7 in 10 middle and high-school students.

Drug-Free Communities Support Program

Subject: Drugs, Safety, Youth Welfare, Community Development, Health | Deadline: Mar. 18, 2015 . . .

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