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Indiana Prevention Resource Center (IPRC)

Suicide, a National and Local Problem

As International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day (November 22) approaches, the Indiana Prevention Resource Center is calling attention to the problem of suicide in Indiana and nationally. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. ...

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, Part 2: Acculturation and Associated Risk and Protective Factors

Culture is dynamic and ever changing in subtle and not so subtle ways. Our cultural identity is comprised of a multitude of components. It includes such things as our language, ethnicity, education, ...

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November is Tobacco Awareness Month

November is Tobacco Awareness Month.  During the month of November communities can work towards preventing tobacco use through events and education aimed at helping young teens to say no to tobacco. It’s important to engage youth about tobacco prevention ...

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, Part 1: Getting to Know You ...

September 15 to October 15 is Hispanic Heritage month. This month we celebrate our Hispanic/Latino fellow Hoosiers. They are our neighbors, our colleagues, our friends and fellow Americans. “American” actually describes people from North, Central and South America. ...

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October is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month

What is substance abuse? Healthy People 2020 defines substance abuse as a set of related conditions associated with the consumption of mind and behavior altering substances that have negative behavioral and health outcomes (2014). ...

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