How to Navigate the Holidays in Early Recovery By Erin Goodhart December 8th, 2016 With the holiday season upon us, many of us look forward to get-togethers with friends and family, and work celebrations with colleagues. From the smell of holiday cookies baking to hearing carols in stores, we’re primed to be in a holiday […]
Number of Children and Teens Hospitalized for Opioid Overdoses Almost Tripled November 2, 2016 A new study finds the number of young children and teens hospitalized for opioid painkiller overdoses has almost tripled in recent years. Opioid overdoses increased 205 percent from 1997 to 2012 among children ages 1 to 4, HealthDay reports. Among teens […]
Hazelden Publishing will be hosting a community mobilization event in North Branch, MN. It is free and open to the public. November 18, 2016 Registration begins at 8:00 Event hours: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m Lunch will be served Trinity Lutheran Church 38460 Lincoln Trail North Branch, MN 55056 Capacity is limited- Register in advance […]
Today, I’m honoring Kiki Camarena, a DEA agent who died while fighting substance abuse. Join me in celebrating Red Ribbon Week® 2016. Take the pledge: www.redribbon.org/pledge The Red Ribbon Campaign® is the oldest and largest drug prevention program in the nation, reaching millions of young people during Red Ribbon Week®, October 23rd – October 31st […]
Medicine Cabinet Safety Create a Medicine Action Plan. Be sure you’re using and storing medicines safely in your home. #PreventRxAbuse http://bit.ly/2db5zve Cleaning out your cabinet? Safely dispose of unused or expired prescription and non-prescription medications at the Drug Drop Box located in the Lobby at the Kanabec County Jail open 24/7/365. Click here for more info.
October is National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month Recently, Rx painkillers have resulted in more deaths than cocaine and heroin combined #PreventRxAbuse Learn the facts and spread the word.