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Harvey Weiss

Harvey Weiss serves as the executive director of the National Inhalant Prevention Coalition. Weiss has been actively involved in developing and implementing successful community-based, statewide, and national programs to reduce the instances of inhalant abuse and prenatal substance abuse. He established and coordinates National Inhalants & Poisons Awareness Week (NIPAW), which assists communities, coalitions, and organizations in raising awareness and promoting prevention programs to reduce instances of inhalant abuse.

Weiss has made numerous presentations to national and state organizations, appeared on national television and radio programs, been interviewed for numerous major publications, and has served on review panels for many publications and projects.

He is the former director of the Texas Prevention Partnership, which implemented statewide inhalant and prenatal substance abuse prevention initiatives and led the Texas State Alliance for the Partnership for a Drug-Free America. The inhalant prevention initiative significantly reduced inhalant use in Texas while national trends continued to rise.  Weiss was prevention manager for statewide programs in Tennessee and Kentucky for the Southeast Center for Drug-Free Schools and Communities and was field director for the National School Resource Center, a national program to reduce school violence and vandalism.

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