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SAMHSA’s CAPT Facilitates Workshop on Adverse Childhood Experiences Research

To build awareness of Adverse Childhood Experiences research and its relevance to substance abuse prevention, the CAPT’s West Resource Team (RT) facilitated a two-day workshop in May entitled Adverse Childhood Experiences: Implications for Substance Abuse Prevention and Mental Health Promotion. Meeting participants included SAMHSA Regional Administrator David Dickinson (Region 10), 13 National Prevention Network representatives or designees, and eight State Epidemiological Workgroup chairs.

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