Positivity in the Park

UPCOMING Positivity in the Park Events: Thursday, August 3rd 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Enjoy Lunch in Paradise aka Library Park! Enjoy a free lunch (hot dogs, beverage, chips and dessert), play some fun yard games and register to win Paradise Movie Tickets! Thursday, August 10th  1 p.m.  Yoga & Mindfulness for Everyone with Deb […]

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Coalition Meeting Date: NEW!

The monthly SACK Coalition meeting has been rescheduled. The meeting will now be held on Tuesday, August 1st, 8 a.m. at the Kanabec County Jail Training Room. Brian Marquart, Minnesota Drug and Gang Task Force Commander, needed to rework his schedule which included moving his speaking engagement with SACK to a week earlier.  Monthly coalition meetings […]

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Overdose Deaths From Fentanyl are on the Rise: What You Should Know

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) stated that 33,091 people died from opioid overdoses in 2015, which accounts for 63 percent of all drug overdose deaths in the same year. A recent report from the CDC found that drug deaths from fentanyl and other synthetic opioids, other than methadone, rose 72 percent in […]

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Identifying Drugs

A critical part of understanding teen drug use is awareness about drug paraphernalia—the items kids use to hide or consume drugs. You may find these items in your child’s bedroom, car or backpack. Knowing what to look for can be difficult for those us that aren’t drug experts. Use this user-friendly guide created by the DEA to […]

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CADCA’s Mid Year Training Event

Substance Abuse Coalition of Kanabec County (SACK) Headed to CADCA’s Mid-Year Training Event in Atlanta, GA to Learn the Latest Strategies to Keep Youth Drug Free. Mora, MN – SACK Coalition Coordinator, Patti Miller, is headed to Atlanta, Georgia, to join nearly 2,000 substance use prevention and treatment specialists from around the world for CADCA’s […]

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