Newsletters

November 2016 Newsletter
Welcome Our New YLC Members | Surgeon General's Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health | Study Reveals Psychological Disorders Associated with Early Alcohol Use

 

October 2016 Newsletter
Palcohol announces world-wide auction | Drunkorexia is a growing trend among today's college students | Donate Now! | Smoke Free Policies: A great start to healthier lungs | National MLDA 21 turns 30

 

September 2016 Newsletter
Regional Forum Roadshow | Tips for RX Drug Abuse Prevention | YLC Members of the Month | Shop Amazon. Support Us!

 

August 2016 Newsletter
FDA extends 2009 Family Smoking Prevention Tobacco Act | Texans Standing Tall welcomes Peer Policy Fellow | TST hosts 2016 Statewide Summit | Officers attend Control Party Dispersal Training in Weslaco

 

July 2016 Newsletter
YLC Members Attend the Say What! Texas Tobacco-Free Conference | RX Drug Take Back Day | Three Youth Leadership Council Members Fly to Las Vegas for CADCA Mid-Year | Youth Gather for Summer Training | Donate Now!

 

June 2016 Newsletter
Youth Leadership Council Member of the Month | 'Smoke can't read' | AMA calls for federal and state ban on powdered alcohol | 2016 YLC Summer Training | REGISTER NOW to attend Texans Standing Tall's STATEWIDE SUMMIT August 3-4, 2016 in Austin

 

May 2016 Newsletter
Youth Leadership Council Member of the Month | YLC'S CARLOS VELA NAMED ADVOCATE OF THE YEAR | TST attends AP 17 | Budweiser 'taps' into American Patriotism | New e-cigarette regulations go into effect in August | May 31 is World No Tobacco Day | REGISTER NOW to attend Texans Standing Tall's STATEWIDE SUMMIT August 3-4, 2016 in Austin

 

March 2016 Newsletter
Smoke-Free and Tobacco-Free Community College Grants Available | Youth Leadership Council Member of the Month | Prescription Drug Take Back Day is April 30 | Louisiana Increases Alcohol Taxes to Increase Revenue--Should Texas Follow Suit? | REGISTER NOW to attend Texans Standing Tall's STATEWIDE SUMMIT August 3-4, 2016 in Austin | Opportunity to Have Your Voice Heard

 

February 2016 Newsletter
Social Host Strategies Gaining Steam in Texas Communities | Youth Leadership Council Member of the Month | Athletes vs. Alcohol: Beer is Not a Sports Drink | Matters of the Heart - the Effects of Secondhand Smoke on Public Health

 

January 2016 Newsletter
Red Oak Joins Other Texas Cities with Comprehensive Smoke-Free Ordinance | Shatter the Myths National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week | New Study Reveals an Increase in Alcohol Taxes may Reduce Number of STIs | Substance Use and Abuse Prevention Wins in Landmark Education Legislation | Alcohol Policy 17 Conference | TxDOT's "Plan While You Can" Football Campaign Encourages Super Bowl Partygoers to Have a Game Plan

 

December 2015 Newsletter
UNIDAD TPCC: Helping to Create a Tobacco-Free Hidalgo County | 2016 SAMHSA Town Hall Meeting Initiative Addresses Underage Drinking | Youth Leadership Council Receives Hands-On Training to Prevent Underage Alcohol Use in Texas Communities | Holiday Break Perfect Opportunity to Talk to Kids about Drinking | TxDOT Rolls Out New Campaign to Combat Impaired Driving Over the Holidays

 

November 2015 Newsletter
Texans Standing Tall Announces New Youth Leadership Council Members for 2015-2016 | Thank You for Your Contributions | Bill Banning Sale of E-Cigarettes to Texas Youth Takes Effect | Worldwide Conference Addresses Reducing Alcohol Harm by Pushing Back on Alcohol Industry | Texas Department of Transportation Rolls Out New Campaign to Halt Roadway Fatalities in Texas

 

October 2015 Newsletter
Waxahachie Area Communities Come Together to Hold Successful Prescription Drug Take Back Event | New Research Indicates Underage Youth Choose Alcohol Brands Based on Advertising Exposure | Alcohol Consumption and Cancer: The Risk is Real | Cost of Excessive Alcohol Use in Texas Brought to the Table at Capitol Forum | Congratulations and Thank You, Nicole!

 

September 2015 Newsletter
Youth Leadership Council Members Learn Creative Ways to Engage Peers During CADCA Mid-Year Training | Statewide Summit Focuses on Coalition Successes, Youth Leaders, and the Urgency of NOW | TST's Annual Report Card Highlights Youth Substance Use Rates, Trends, and Prevention Strategies | TST In the News

 

August 2015 Newsletter
Coalitions Learn How Effective Media Planning Can Influence Social Change | TST Seeks New Youth Leadership Council (YLC) Members for Fall | Stadium Alcohol Sales Brings Concerns for Health and Safety | Texans Standing Tall Prescription Drug Take Back Toolkit Available to Coalitions | Free Market Tools Available to Communities to Prevent Impaired Driving for Upcoming Labor Day Weekend

 

June/July 2015 Newsletter
Lufkin Youth Spread Awareness of Underage Drinking through Social Media | WANTED: Youth Leadership council Members for New Team | Youth Leaders Go Fishing to Hook New Members During Weekend Leadership Training | New App Assists Parents with Talking to Teens about Underage Drinking | TST Welcomes New Staff

 

May 2015 Newsletter
Williamson County LifeSteps Introduces New Drug Impact Index during community forum | San Antonio Council on Drug and Alcohol Abuse Hosts Control Party Dispersal Training | Texas 84th Legislative Actions | Nation's Leading Health Organizations Go to the Top for Tobacco Rules Finalization

 

September 2014 Newsletter
Join TST for Upcoming Learning Opportunities - Cultural Competence - Interactive 3-part Webinar Series | TST Seeking College Leaders | College Students at Higher Risk than Non-Students the Same Age for Alcohol-Related Problems | Follow Up: No Alcohol Sales at UT Football Games this Fall | Stand Up for Texas College Students

 

March 2014 Newsletter
Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is April 26th | 2014 Statewide Summit: Where it All Came Together | Say it Isn't So, Bevo. | Case Closed. Minimum Drinking Age of 21 Saves Lives | Data Shows Youth E-Cigarette Use Rising

 

February 2014 Newsletter
Screening and Brief Intervention Training at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi | Texas Youth are Standing Tall | 5 Reasons to Attend the TST Statewide Summit in Austin February 25-26 | Did you see the Super Bowl commercial with the horse and the puppy? Cute, huh? | Youth Leadership Council in the News

 

January 2014 Newsletter
CVS to Remove Tobacco Products from Stores | TST Statewide Summit: February 25-26, 2014 - Where it All Comes Together | TST Statewide Summit in Austin February 25-26 | April is Alcohol Awareness Month | Smoke-Free Forum in Fort Worth was a Success!