In the Oregonian today from education reporter Betsy Hammond....A new White House-backed teen drug prevention, designed in part by Portland high school students, has hit screens and the streets across the Portland area and will soon go nationwide.
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OREGON PARTNERSHIP PRAISES PREVENTION EMPHASIS IN WHITE HOUSE DRUG CONTROL STRATEGY
(Portland, Or) Oregon Partnership President/CEO Judy Cushing, on hand in Washington, D.C.
Oregon Partnership President/CEO Judy Cushing, one of the state's top advocates for substance abuse prevention, has been appointed to serve on the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Advisory Council.
The Council advises, consults with and makes recommendations to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and to the Administrator of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
This isn't the first time Cushing has been call on to participate on a national level.