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Preventing substance misuse and problem gambling

The lives of Iowans are positively impacted when communities support prevention services. By working with IDPH-funded agencies and coalitions to explore opportunities for prevention services, the onset of substance misuse and/or problem gambling behaviors can be greatly reduced.

Download the free Your Life Iowa Healthcare Provider Toolkit

  Media Center

View and download IDPH media campaign materials that seek to build awareness of substance misuse and/or problem gambling behaviors. 

Media Center

  Best Practices

Experts in prevention work toward becoming Certified Prevention Specialists to enhance their professional knowledge.

Best Practices


View recorded webinars on substance misuse, suicide and problem gambling prevention. 


Find local prevention resources

Prevention specialists, serving all 99 counties in Iowa, work collaboratively to provide the most current information specific to alcohol, tobacco, illicit drugs and problem gambling.

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Interested in training?

Training opportunities are provided year-round to assist professionals and the public in increasing prevention activities in their communities.


Contact a prevention professional

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