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Dispose of Unused Meds Properly

Unused prescription medication is a danger to the overall health of a community and its environment. Deaths from prescription drug overdoses, and in particular, overdoses related to prescription painkillers, have climbed sharply over the past decade, and since 2003 more drug overdoses occur annually from prescription medicines than cocaine and...

Red Ribbon 2016

Red Ribbon Week is the largest drug prevention campaign in the nation. It was instituted in 1988 with President and Mrs. Reagan serving as honorary chairpersons. Red Ribbon Week is traditionally celebrated during the last two weeks of October with October 23rd – October 31st being the official Red Ribbon...

Wellness in the Workplace

Because of their extensive reach and influence, workplaces have the power to re-frame how people think about health and wellness. Perhaps more effectively than any other social sector, employers can reset our prevailing mindset from sickness to wellness. With the help of Preventionfocus’ dedicated and educated staff you can make...

Preventionfocus is partnering with the New York Council on Problem Gambling on the 2016 YOU(th) Decide outreach project

Preventionfocus is partnering with the New York Council on Problem Gambling on the 2016 YOU(th) Decide outreach project. You(th) Decide NY is a youth project started by the NY Council on Problem Gambling to increase media literacy skills and dispel myths about gambling. For this project our primary target audience...