CT Clearinghouse

Statewide Campaigns and Initiatives


1 Word 1 Voice 1 Life...Be the 1 to Start the Conversation
A suicide prevention campaign developed by the Connecticut Suicide Advisory Board in collaboration through the Graphic Arts program at Central Connecticut State University. Click here to request materials.

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
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.