Monday, November 5, 2012

Get SAVVY about Substance Abuse Prevention

Get sAvvy about preventing abuse of these substances!

Hear about prevention strategies and recent trends in youth substance abuse Share your knowledge    Connect with others in your area Review available programs and resources
NOVEMBER 14, 2012
NOVEMBER 29, 2012
6-8 p.m.
James River High School
3700 James River Road
Midlothian, VA 23113

10 am- 12 pm
Virginia Dept. of Forensic Science Northern Laboratory 10850 Pyramid Place Manassas, VA 20110

You play an important role educating and safeguarding youth and adults. On behalf of the Office of Governor Bob McDonnell, we invite you to attend a SAVVY Expo and join us as a SAVVY partner.
The expos will feature speakers and exhibitors sharing the most current information about substance abuse and prevention, spotlighting: bath salts, synthetic cannabinoids, prescription drug abuse, alcohol, inhalants and other commonly-abused substances. 
Test your SAVVY IQ, pick up dozens of ideas for working with teens, network with representatives of: PTAs, schools, health professions, law enforcement, first responders, community coalitions, elected officials, government agencies, youth advocates, community service boards and others. Refreshments, prizes and take-aways too! 
Please visit SAVVY VA on Facebook for updates about the program and exhibitors. Pre-registration is not necessary.
Please visit the website to read about Governor McDonnell's Announcement on the Initiative to Promote Substance Abuse Awareness and Prevention for Virginia's Youth.

Questions? Please call or email ABC Education Coordinator Jennifer Farinholt at 804-213-4452 or Also check the SAVVY VA Facebook page for frequent updates!

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