Keep them safe. Clean them out. Take them back.

Too often, unused prescription drugs find their way into the wrong hands. That’s dangerous and often tragic. That’s why it was great to see thousands of folks from across the country clean out their medicine cabinets and turn in – safely and anonymously – a record amount of prescription drugs. Drop your unused, unwanted, or […]

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Hey, White Claw fans. You’ve got alcohol all wrong.

Opinion Article | By Derek Brown | Washington Post Humans love to drink, and we love to convince ourselves that there’s a way to make drinking healthy. We’ve shaken our martinis to get antioxidants, drunk wine heartily to lower cholesterol and tipped a few brews back to extend our lives. Perhaps that’s why they call […]

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2019 Minnesota Student Survey Results Released

Thursday, October 17, 2019 Today, Minnesota released the results of the 2019 Minnesota Student Survey (MSS), showing that fewer students feel engaged in school, believe their school provides a supportive place for learning, report good health, or feel safe. **Please note that this is statewide data. The SACK Coalition will be working on developing informational […]

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SACK Meeting Reminder

The SACK Coalition meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 1st, 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. at Recovering Hope Treatment Center‘s all purpose room. We’re looking forward to seeing our coalitions members!  Interested in joining SACK? Attend a coalition meeting to find out how you help work on prevention efforts in Kanabec County.  *Meeting this […]

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75,000 THC vaping cartridges seized in record drug bust

Officials believe the cartridges came from out of state for distribution in Minnesota. The Northwest Metro Drug Task Force seized 75,000 THC vaping cartridge in Anoka County in a record drug bust. Officials believe the cartridges came from out of state for distribution in Minnesota. The bust comes after hospitals across the country have seen […]

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Seize the Awkward

  Sometimes mental health discussions can be kind of tricky. Seize the Awkward is a resource that can help parents, peers and others navigate conversations they may feel awkward about having with someone who is struggling with mental health issues. Take a minute to view Seize the Awkward. No need to be an expert. Just […]

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