Statement From United Way of Broward County

Due to concerns for public safety in regard to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), United Way of Broward County has made all events virtual, the 2020 Behavioral Health Conference has been cancelled, save the date for next years, May 11th and 12th, 2021.

At the same time, we are working to support our funded partners and to assess the needs of the community we serve, and are poised to provide assistance in a variety of areas.  

In addition, we continue to actively monitor novel coronavirus updates from Broward County and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and will continue to respond based on the best advice of governments, public health authorities and medical professionals.  

For further information about the novel coronavirus, personal precautions you can take and links to other resources, visit UnitedWayBroward.org/covid-19-resource-center
 

opiate epidemic
Community Response Team

The Community Response Team works to combat the opiate epidemic and other emerging drug trends in our community. 

opioids among youth
Youth Opioid Prevention: Train the Trainer

Join United Way of Broward County's Commission on Behavioral Health & Drug Prevention and learn why Rx (prescription drugs) and opioids are a public health concern among youth.

drug free teens
Broward Youth Coalition Action Team

Broward Youth Coalition is a group of young leaders who work to become youth advocates for substance abuse prevention and mental health promotion in their communities. 

community training
LGBTQ+ 101

United Way of Broward County invites you to join us for a virtual training, Topic: LGBTQ+ 101, presented by: Misty Eyez. 

dangers of opioids
Don't Fall Through the Cracks - Eye Opener Regarding the Dangers of Opioids

United Way of Broward County's Commission on Behavioral Health & Drug Prevention’s Community Response Team invites families, youth for a Free Virtual Family Event:   

women united live
EAT.LIVE.SAVE. Part II: LIVE 2021

Join Women United for Part II: LIVE of their three part series: EAT.LIVE.SAVE. as we discuss a variety of topics surrounding mental health. 

City of Weston drug prevention
Weston Alliance for Youth

The Weston Alliance for Youth works to prevent substance abuse and promote mental health for the youth of the City of Weston. 

reduce drug use in youth
Youth Action Team

The Youth Action Team works to reduce marijuana, alcohol and other drug use by youth. 

hispanic drug use
Latino Initiative

The Hispanic Initiative works to reduce alcohol and other drug use among children and youth by providing prevention information and parenting trainings to the Hispanic Community. 

drug trend data
Surveillance Action Team Meeting

The Surveillance Action Team shares and provides emerging drug trend data and actionable information to our community.

community training
Save Yourself First: Self-Care for Healing Professionals

United Way of Broward County invites you to join us for a virtual training, Topic: Save Yourself First: Self-Care for Healing Professionals, presented by: Jessica Jefferson, LCSW. 

opiate epidemic
Community Response Team

The Community Response Team works to combat the opiate epidemic and other emerging drug trends in our community. 

drug free teens
Broward Youth Coalition Action Team

Broward Youth Coalition is a group of young leaders who work to become youth advocates for substance abuse prevention and mental health promotion in their communities. 

promote mental health
Mental Health Promotion Action Team

The Mental Health Promotion Action Team works to promote mental health by working with the treatment and wellness community to integrate systems of care which address mental health risk factors and increase prevention services. 

The Village Square
Dinner at the Square: Have We Done Enough?

Join Professor Stephen Balkaran as he discusses milestones in Black history and the struggle for equality.

City of Weston drug prevention
Weston Alliance for Youth

The Weston Alliance for Youth works to prevent substance abuse and promote mental health for the youth of the City of Weston. 

reduce drug use in youth
Youth Action Team

The Youth Action Team works to reduce marijuana, alcohol and other drug use by youth. 

hispanic drug use
Latino Initiative

The Hispanic Initiative works to reduce alcohol and other drug use among children and youth by providing prevention information and parenting trainings to the Hispanic Community. 

drug trend data
Surveillance Action Team Meeting

The Surveillance Action Team shares and provides emerging drug trend data and actionable information to our community.

opiate epidemic
Community Response Team

The Community Response Team works to combat the opiate epidemic and other emerging drug trends in our community. 

drug free teens
Broward Youth Coalition Action Team

Broward Youth Coalition is a group of young leaders who work to become youth advocates for substance abuse prevention and mental health promotion in their communities. 

promote mental health
Mental Health Promotion Action Team

The Mental Health Promotion Action Team works to promote mental health by working with the treatment and wellness community to integrate systems of care which address mental health risk factors and increase prevention services. 

reduce drug use in youth
Youth Action Team

The Youth Action Team works to reduce marijuana, alcohol and other drug use by youth. 

hispanic drug use
Latino Initiative

The Hispanic Initiative works to reduce alcohol and other drug use among children and youth by providing prevention information and parenting trainings to the Hispanic Community. 

drug trend data
Surveillance Action Team Meeting

The Surveillance Action Team shares and provides emerging drug trend data and actionable information to our community.