Data Speaks at November SACK Meeting

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintMore than twenty attended SACK’s monthly coalition meeting at FirstLight on November 6th! Karla Filibeck described the progress made thus far by the Epidemiological Workgroup to collect, analyze and prioritize data on “local conditions” that may encourage or discourage underage and binge drinking in Kanabec County. The Workgroup’s 20 highest ranking local […]

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2012 Program Sharing: The Best One Yet!

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintSACK members Bob Jensen, Joell Tvedt, Karla Filibeck, Lori Swanson, Lucille Schultz and Sara Rossow attended the Program Sharing conference in St. Cloud on October 25-26! Among conference highlights was a phenomenal keynote speech, Substance Abuse and Mental Health: Walking Forward Together, by Dr. Glenace Edwall with the Minnesota Department of Health. […]

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Suicide Prevention Toolkit for Schools

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintThe Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) just released a suicide prevention toolkit for schools. According to SAMHSA, this resource, “Assists high schools and school districts in designing and implementing strategies to prevent suicide and promote behavioral health.” The toolkit includes everything you need to get started including data and […]

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July SACK Meeting

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintApproximately 17 coalition members met on July 3 for SACK’s monthly meeting. The meeting featured a panel of four including: Guy Kaufman, Janelle Sowers, Geoff Petrie and Patricia Beneze. Each panelist had six minutes to answer three questions: 1) What exists in our community around mentoring? 2) Where are the gaps or […]

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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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