Letter to the Editor – Kanabec County Times

Letter to the Editor, September 21, 2022  *additional information added and resources listed On Tuesday, September 6th the Kanabec County Board of Commissioners passed an interim Ordinance of the sale of THC edibles (including THC infused beverages). This means that any establishment in Kanabec County (not including municipalities) will not be allowed to sell these products […]

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How Social Media Can Exacerbate Self-Injury – Webinar

Topic: Nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI)—intentional acts of harming oneself by cutting, burning, scratching or punching—is a confounding and complex phenomenon that can occur across the lifespan, yet usually begins in adolescence. Although NSSI is not new, the emergence of social media has created new challenges as adolescents view, share, upload and comment on NSSI-related content online. […]

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NATIONAL FENTANYL PREVENTION AND AWARENESS DAY AUGUST 21

National Fentanyl Prevention and Awareness Day™ is established in remembrance of those lost to illicit fentanyl poisoning and to acknowledge the devastation this drug has brought to hundreds of thousands of affected family members and friends. This is a day of a coordinated response from fentanyl awareness organizations and affected families sharing their lived experiences […]

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One pill can kill…

The drug threats facing the U.S. are more pervasive & lethal than ever before with drug traffickers distributing synthetic fentanyl & meth in new forms –deadly, fake pills, made & deceptively marketed to look like real medicine. #OnePillCanKill  The Drug Enforcement Administration warns the American public of the alarming increase in the lethality and availability […]

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Dealing with suicide loss

Article Source The loss of someone you love from suicide can be devastating. But there are ways to navigate the shock, confusion, and despair and begin the healing process. Facing the loss of a loved one is always difficult, but losing someone to suicide can add another level of pain to your grief. The shock […]

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Huge liquor tab: Excessive drinking costs Minnesota $8 billion a year

Study by Health Department researchers tallied the costs of problem drinking in the state.  By John Reinan Star Tribune AUGUST 11, 2022  Minnesotans run up an annual tab of nearly $8 billion in costs associated with excess drinking, according to a study published this week by researchers from the Minnesota Department of Health. That amounts to nearly $1,400 for […]

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