Be Tobacco Free in 2013

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintOne of the top New Year’s resolutions is to quit smoking.  The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has launched BeTobaccoFree.gov, a comprehensive website providing; general information on tobacco, federal and state laws and policies, health statistics, and evidence-based methods on how to quit.  BeTobaccoFree.gov uses responsive design, making information accessible anywhere, anytime on any […]

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Drink Less Alcohol to Avoid the Extra Pounds This Holiday Season

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintAre you among the 40-50% of Americans who make a New Years’ resolution every year? If so, you might be interested in eating healthy food, getting fit or losing weight in 2013. These are some of the most popular New Years’ Resolutions in the United States. Many Americans also want to drink […]

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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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Marijuana Information Resource Center

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintThe Obama-Biden Administration steadfastly opposes legalization of marijuana and other drugs because legalization would increase the availability and use of illicit drugs, and pose significant health and safety risks to all Americans, particularly young people. In an effort to help coalitions prevent youth drug use, The Office of National Drug Control Policy […]

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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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CADCA Opposes the Legalization of Marijuana

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintAccording to recent research from the National Institutes of Health, marijuana is significantly associated with lower IQ scores and learning problems, mental illness, car crashes, and a lower quality of life. “Marijuana use is related to a host of health and safety concerns, and frankly, dulls your brain. Our nation cannot afford […]

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