Substance Abuse Prevention Specialist Training (SAPST)

It’s nice to share…Sara Rossow (Mora Schools), Patricia Beneze (Family Pathways) and Karla Filibeck (Public Health) attended a week-long training in St. Cloud in March to become Certified Prevention Specialists. Several other SACK coalition members have attended in the past. The training provides an overview of the history of prevention, current research, theories and practical […]

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April SACK Meeting

It’s nice to share…More than twenty members attended SACK’s monthly coalition meeting at FirstLight on April 3rd! Topics included the history of prevention in Kanabec County, the coalition’s new structure, current funding sources and the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF). Members identified 130 organizations or individuals to approach about SACK’s work! Local data sources were also […]

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2012 Spring ATOD Forum

It’s nice to share…Karla Filibeck and Lori Swanson (Public Health) attended the Spring ATOD Forum in Roseville on April 10th. This year’s theme is Bullying Research and Interventions: Connecting the Dots of Behaviors and Experiences. There are multiple opportunities to attend sessions statewide, and a list of upcoming dates and locations can be found here. […]

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Alcohol Awareness Month

It’s nice to share…April is Alcohol Awareness Month! This year the National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence (NCADD) chose the theme: “Healthy Choices, Healthy Communities: Prevent Underage Drinking.” Many efforts to raise awareness are scheduled nationwide. Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) has designated April 21st PowerTalk21 day. To access MADD’s toolkit and initiate a […]

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