988 will be a good thing, when it happens…

December 23, 2019 SACK Coordinator Despite what the headlines read, it is very important to remember that 988 has NOT been implemented yet and sharing this number is ineffective for those that are in crisis now. Here is the background information, stay tuned for updates. In August the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) sent a report to […]

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e-Cigarettes & Vaping – beyond the headlines

Everyone is invited! Learn about this important topic. In partnership with Welia Health, SHIP and Partners in Healthy Living, SACK invites you to learn more and engage in conversations about the e-cigarette and vaping epidemic affecting our youth. Our second series on e-Cigarettes and Vaping is quickly approaching! These short informational sessions are FREE and […]

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Federal Law raised for purchasing tobacco

On Friday, December 20, 2019, President Donald Trump signed a $1.4 trillion spending package that, on top of many things, raises the federal legal age for purchasing tobacco from 18 to 21. Beginning in the summer of 2020, it will be a violation of federal law to sell tobacco to anyone under the age of 21. Since […]

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Change the Outcome: Opioid Documentary & Panel Discussion

  Welia Health is proud to host a screening of “Change the Outcome,” a locally-produced documentary that puts a human face on opioid use, addiction and recovery in Minnesota’s youth. Parents, high school and college students, and caregivers are urged to attend. Following the screening, stay for a panel discussion to learn more about the […]

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Mental Health First Aid Training Certification Course

The Substance Abuse Coalition of Kanabec County (SACK), Recovering Hope Treatment Center, Crisis Text Line and University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy is hosting a second Mental Health First Aid Training Certification Course on Wednesday, December 4th, 8 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. FREE Why Mental Health First Aid? Mental Health First Aid teaches you how […]

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