Keep Your Day! Program Sharing Top 20 Training

Last week, I attended the Program Sharing Conference, hosted by Minnesota Prevention Resource Center (MPRC) in St. Cloud, MN. The conference is a great way to connect with other “prevention pros”, (as coined by MPRC), rejuvenate and reassess where the coalition is at, where we need to go and learn about other tools we can […]

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Large declines seen in teen substance abuse, delinquency

It’s nice to be able to share the positive side of what coalitions like SACK have done to change policy, environment and culture over the past ten years. Prevention works! – Patti Miller, SACK Coordinator Surveys over a decade indicate positive behavioral shifts More than a decade of data indicates teens have become far less […]

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Drug Take Back Day!

Turn in your unused or expired medication for safe disposal this Saturday, October 28th, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Coborn’s in Mora!  Prescription drugs are only safe to use by the person they are prescribed to. Safely disposing of unused, unneeded, and expired medication helps protect your family and friends.  If you are unable to […]

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Tips & Tidbits: Teens and Technology

Our series on Teen and Technology continues this week from information shared by Jessica Wong, Hazelden Community Outreach Director, at a community seminar held in September.  Set up new phones and devices for safety. Activate all parental controls on all devices and install additional parental control software and applications as needed. Educate yourself on the school […]

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Marino Withdraws After Damaging Opioid Report

Rep. Tom Marino, R-Pa., has withdrawn his name from consideration as America’s drug czar, President Trump said Tuesday. Marino is stepping back days after reports that legislation he sponsored hindered the Drug Enforcement Administration in its fight against the U.S. opioid crisis. Rep.Tom Marino has informed me that he is withdrawing his name from consideration as […]

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