Study Finds Alcohol and Drug Abuse Common in Fatal Crashes

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintReuter reports that more than half of U.S. drivers killed in car crashes had alcohol or drugs in their system at the time of the crash.  Researchers also found that men and people driving at night were the most likely to have alcohol, marijuana or other illicit or prescription drugs show up […]

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Prevention WORKS in Minnesota!

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintHow do we know prevention services funded by the MN Department of Humans Services, Alcohol & Drug Abuse Division (DHS-ADAD) are making a positive difference in Minnesota? Four state agencies in MN (the Departments of Education, Health, Human Services & Public Safety), combine resources to conduct the MN Student Survey (MSS) every three years.  […]

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The results are in! Kanabec County Fair SpeakOut

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintIf you found Public Health’s booth at the Kanabec County Fair, you likely also found the following two questions: 1) Adults…Are you aware of the Social Host law in Mora and Kanabec County? and 2) Adults…Would you utilize a drop box to dispose of your unused medications if available in Kanabec County? […]

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1st Annual MOFAS Statewide FASD Conference

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintThe 1st annual Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (MOFAS) Statewide Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Conference will be held November 1-2, 2012 at DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Bloomington. The theme of the conference will be “Building Brighter Futures: Working Together to Create Change in Minnesota.” According to MOFAS, the conference […]

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Responsible Beverage Server Training

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintA total of 39 individuals representing eight area businesses participated in this year’s Responsible Beverage Server Training (RBST)! Brian Kringen from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement Division provided the two-hour training at the Public Services Building in Mora on June 26th and 27th. The training included information […]

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Shutting Off The Tap to Teens and Young Adults

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintThe 15th annual Shutting Off The Tap to Teens and Young Adults Conference will be held on Thursday, August 16, 2012 from 8:30am – 3:00pm in Coon Rapids! The conference will include keynote speaker Dr. David Jernigan from the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth, a panel discussion and breakout sessions on […]

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