Nichole Dawsey

Nichole Dawsey

Nichole Dawsey is the executive director of PreventEd, formerly known as the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse.


Recreational cannabis is now legal in Missouri. Here’s how to talk to your kids about it

By: - January 2, 2023

With the passing of Amendment 3 in November, parents in Missouri now have a new conversation to navigate: Adult cannabis (marijuana) use. As someone who works in alcohol and drug education, I’ve seen firsthand the impacts of substance use disorder in our communities, particularly on young people. Talking about drugs and alcohol with your kids […]