Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Call for Applications for 2013 Exemplary Awards

The National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors, Inc. (NASADAD) and its component group, the National Prevention Network (NPN), are pleased to announce the CALL FOR APPLICATIONS for the 2013 National Exemplary Awards for Innovative Substance Abuse Prevention Programs, Practices, and Policies (2013 Exemplary Awards).

Since its inception over two decades ago, this Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) supported program has sought to identify and honor outstanding achievements in substance abuse prevention throughout the United States.

The 2013 Exemplary Awards recognize quality substance abuse prevention efforts from around the country including effective and exemplary programs, practices, policies, and other initiatives. Examples of programs invited to participate in the Call for Applications include, but are not limited to, those that have impacted specific changes in their communities ­ such as promoting responsible retailing practices, smoke-free workplace ordinances, and other environmental approaches.

The 2013 Exemplary Awards recipients will be recognized at the NPN Prevention Research Conference, August 27-29, 2013 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. As a reminder, the application deadline is May 6, 2013. If you have any questions please contact Leslie McElligott at 202-293-0090 ext. 114 or lmcelligott@nasadad.org. You can see the application here: http://nasadad.org/exemplary-award

 

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