Drug Enforcement Administration collects record number of unused pills as part of its 14th Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Americans nationwide did their part to reduce the opioid crisis by bringing the DEA and its more than 4,200 local and tribal law enforcement partners a record-setting 912,305 pounds—456 tons—of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs for disposal at more than 5,300 collection sites. That is almost six tons more than was collected […]

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Chamber awarded SACK Coalition Greatest Community Involvement

At it’s 2017 Chamber Gala on November 9, 2017 the Substance Abuse Coalition of Kanabec County (SACK) was voted by Mora Area Chamber of Commerce members as the organization with the “Greatest Community Involvement”. SACK Chair, Sandy Juettner accepted the award on behalf of the coalition. We are honored that our nearly 20 years of […]

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MOFAS Grant Awarded!

We are excited to announce that SACK was recently awarded a $2500 2018 MOFAS prevention grant! Recovering Hope Treatment Center and coalition member Carol Peterson helped advocate for this grant, draft and submit a grant proposal in early September. SACK  was awarded the grant to host a FREE  04.9k Awareness Walk, Roll or Run! This event […]

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WE Day!

Last week the WE Movement came to St. Paul to celebrate WE Day! OWN It! students from Ogilvie High School and their awesome school counselors and chaperones were treated to front row VIP seating for their outstanding positive community actions in their school and in their community!               The WE […]

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