Better Together (formerly the Substance Abuse Coalition of Kanabec County SACK) provides innovative prevention and mental wellness programs that help keep Kanabec County youth strong and resilient for a healthy life free from dependence on illegal drugs and alcohol.
Better Together meetings include representation from our community and from organizations that are also working to build a healthier environment for all people in Kanabec County.
Better Together strives to include the following sectors of our community: Youth, Parents, Businesses, Media, Schools, Youth-Serving Organizations, Law Enforcement, Justice/Corrections, Faith-Based Organizations, Civic and Volunteer Groups, Healthcare, State and Local Government, Other Organizations Involved in Reducing Substance Abuse, and High-Risk Sub-Populations.
Ad hoc committees of coalition members are also formed as needed to work on specific policies, events, or other initiatives.
Meetings occur monthly on the first Friday of each month from 9am – 10:30am at the Kanabec County Jail Training Room at 100 N Vine Street, Mora, MN 55051
Concerned community members formed the Methamphetamine Task Force in 2002. The Substance Abuse Coalition of Kanabec County was established in 2006 when community members expanded their mission to also prevent alcohol, tobacco and other drug use. Many efforts to educate, change policies, and provide help for those in need have been, and continue to occur, through the work of our local community members.
Today we are “Better Together“! Better Together is the new name, broader vision for the Substance Abuse Coalition of Kanabec County. Join us! We need our community involved as we strive to promote an environment of success for the youth in our community.
We promote mental health wellness skills to help keep our youth strong and resilient for a healthy life free from dependence on illegal drugs and alcohol.
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