Connecticut Prevention Community
Statewide Prevention Campaigns & Initiatives
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|Be In the Know
A campaign launched by the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, providing objective, research-based information on the new laws, the effects of cannabis, and practical solutions and resources to help mitigate potential harmful effects of cannabis use. Download the toolkit.
|Change the Script
A statewide campaign to rewrite the narrative around prescription drug misuse and prevent overdoses in Connecticut. Visit DrugFreeCT.org to learn more and request resources.
|Connecticut Healthy Campus Initiative
The Connecticut Healthy Campus Initiative (CHCI) is a catalyst for creating and sustaining healthy college campus and community environments. Members of the Connecticut Healthy Campus Initiative include individuals from campus-community coalitions throughout the state.
|Gizmo 4 Mental Health
The website for Gizmo’s Pawesome Campaign for Mental Health, which is based on Gizmo’s Pawesome Guide to Mental Health©. The guide uses an upstream approach to support the mental health and wellness of youth. Visit the site for resources such as messaging & graphics, Gizmo materials, and the curriculum. Don't forget to take the Pawesome Pledge for Mental Health!
|Tobacco Merchant Education
The federal Synar Amendment requires that states enact laws that prohibit the sale and distribution of tobacco products and e-cigarettes/vapor products to persons under the age of 21 and to effectively enforce those laws.
|You Think You Know CT
An educational campaign to raise awareness of counterfeit drugs causing overdose deaths in the state of Connecticut. Visit the site for resources and toolkit.