August 24, 2017 | by Community Advocates Public Policy Prevention Team | Prevention Naughty Bags, the new line of condoms distributed by Diverse & Resilient, are intended to appeal to young people who perhaps don’t feel comfortable obtaining and using condoms in traditional, dull, clinical wrapping. They’ve got humorous names as well as comical graphics.
August 1, 2017 | by Community Advocates Public Policy Institute | Policy Each year the Public Policy Institute welcomes interns to work with us and learn how to be advocates for healthy change. This summer, we’ve been lucky to have three outstanding interns working on opioid policy, tobacco disparities, and fund development. We’re looking forward to seeing what they’ll achieve next.
July 8, 2016 | by Amy Elliot-Meisel | Prevention President Barack Obama proposed a $1.1 billion plan to combat the escalating opioid and heroin epidemic in the U.S. Under the plan, Wisconsin could receive up to $13 million to expand access to treatment programs.
April 19, 2016 | by Community Advocates Public Policy Institute | Prevention The Milwaukee County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition (MCSAP) is launching our second “Let’s Be Blunt” contest”, designed to give Milwaukee youth a voice in developing messaging on how to talk to their peers about marijuana use.