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12 Movies About Mental Health for Your Summer

Depending on how you count, there are either twelve or thirteen weeks throughout June, July, and August. Partners in Prevention thought it might be fun to provide a list that would allow you to watch at least one excellent movie each week that would not only be enjoyable, but also serve to increase our understanding, […]

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Year after year, the culture improves in awareness, advocacy, and accessibility of mental health knowledge and services. In that same breath, we also acknowledge that great strides are needed. Concerns related to insurance, availability of providers, and a lack of health equity mean we have much work to do. Despite these challenges, we wanted to […]

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Meeting of the Minds 2022: A Reflection in Gratitude

Since 2001, Meeting of the Minds has been a welcome, exciting, and consistent respite for college prevention professionals. Each year we are challenged to think critically about the unique difficulties that face collegiate staff, faculty, and students. But, along with that challenge, we are also encouraged. Encouraged by the like-minded people who buoy our efforts […]

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Intentionally Planning for Holiday Breaks from School

Last year, we offered an article about the strangeness that surrounded the holidays due to the pandemic. And, while we are certainly still working through this public health crisis to a degree, our trips back home from school during the holidays this year may look a little bit more “normal” than they did last year. […]

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September is Self-Care Awareness Month

I don’t know who determined that self-care awareness month would be September, but it was a great call. September is when we go back to school. September is when we are in transition between summer and school schedules. September is when we face whether we are adjusting well to the change in busyness, focus, and […]

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2021 Meeting of the Minds Training Series

Meeting of the Minds is a regional prevention and health education conference for college and university peer educators, their advisors, administrators, and campus and community law enforcement. However, due to COVID-19, we are unable to gather in person. Therefore, this year Partners in Prevention is sponsoring a nine week training series, featuring 5 tracks, a […]

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Meet Anne Rulo!

We’re so excited to have Anne Rulo as one of our contributing authors for the blog! Anne Rulo is an author, speaker, professional counselor, marriage and family therapist, and coach’s wife. She and her husband Tim live in northern Missouri and have two children. After working as a mental health therapist for a number of […]

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Welcome to the Partners in Prevention Blog!

Partners in Prevention is Missouri’s higher education substance misuse consortium dedicated to creating healthy and safe college campuses. A coalition of 24 colleges and universities in the state, PIP encourages using data-driven evidence-based strategies to impact the health and well-being of college students. Our work focuses primarily around students’ alcohol and other drug use behaviors, their […]