It’s nice to share…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.
It’s nice to share…Spring is a great time for celebration! Whether you and your teen are planning a graduation party, attending a graduation party or will be out-of-town and leaving your teens alone, there are several tips for a safe and fun time for all . Planning a Party: Plan your party in advance and create […]
It’s nice to share…Boise Police Alcohol Compliance Officer Jermaine Galloway speaks to a wide range of audiences about the latest trends in drug use. He spoke to police officers at the Toward Zero Death Conference in St. Cloud, MN on November 15, 2013. In an article and video published by Idaho Statesman, he speaks to parents. […]
It’s nice to share…In the next few weeks 800 households in Kanabec County will be receiving a survey from Invitation Health Institute (IHI) asking parents of 7th-12th grade students their opinions about alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use among youth. To learn more about this collaborative efforts with the Mora and Ogilvie School Districts and the Substance […]
It’s nice to share…If you found Public Health’s booth at the Kanabec County Fair, you likely also found the following two questions: 1) Adults…Are you aware of the Social Host law in Mora and Kanabec County? and 2) Adults…Would you utilize a drop box to dispose of your unused medications if available in Kanabec County? […]
It’s nice to share…According to Carol Falkowski, Drug Abuse Strategy Officer at the Department of Human Services, one in five admissions to addiction treatment programs in 2011 was for heroin or other opiates, second only to treatment admissions for alcohol. Click here to read more.