Prevention Action Alliance, formerly Drug Free Action Alliance, is a certified prevention agency and nonprofit dedicated to leading healthy communities in the prevention of substance misuse and the promotion of mental health wellness. We believe that everyone has a role in prevention. We invite you to find yours here.
Our mission is to advance science on the causes and consequences of drug use and addiction and to apply that knowledge to improve individual and public health.
The mission of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) is to provide statewide leadership of a high-quality mental health and addiction prevention, treatment and recovery system that is effective and valued by all Ohioans.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.
An effort is underway across Ohio to prevent drug use among Ohio’s most vulnerable citizens – our children. Start Talking was developed to give parents, guardians, educators and community leaders the tools to start the conversation with Ohio’s youth about the importance of living healthy, drug-free lives.