Opioid Abuse Community Prevention Pilot Projects

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintCongratulations to First Light Health System for being chosen as one of the first Opioid Abuse Community Pilot Project Grantees by the MN Department of Health!   Minnesota Department of Health |  May 2018 While opioid overdose and addiction is preventable, it continues to be a major public health problem in Minnesota. Preventing […]

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Are we good models of screen time limits?

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintScreenagers Tech Talk Tuesday Blog | May 8, 2018 Kids aren’t the only ones glued to their screens. Parents get sucked into the little glowing light too. Not one, but two studies, found something that I found surprising: the majority of parents believe they are good media-use role models for their kids. […]

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Stop Everyday Killers

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintPlease share with your family & friends. Last year 22,000 Americans died from a Prescription Opioid Overdose. Click and watch the 3 minutes video below! 1 out of 3 Prescription Opioid users don’t even know they’re taking Opioids. To fight the problem, first we need to Face It. Talk to your Doctor, […]

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Chamber awarded SACK Coalition Greatest Community Involvement

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintAt it’s 2017 Chamber Gala on November 9, 2017 the Substance Abuse Coalition of Kanabec County (SACK) was voted by Mora Area Chamber of Commerce members as the organization with the “Greatest Community Involvement”. SACK Chair, Sandy Juettner accepted the award on behalf of the coalition. We are honored that our nearly […]

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True Facts About Teens and Media, Now & Then

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintHere’s a fun article from TeenSafe.com giving parents some good tips. Scary, but good! The meteoric rise in technology over the past three decades has completely changed the relationship between teens and media. Teens are often the first group to adopt a new technology because at that younger age it’s easier for […]

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Talking with Kids about Drugs & Alcohol

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrint74% of Kids turn to their Parents for Guidance on Drinking madd® Better Together Parents have the power to help kids make healthy decisions that can keep them safe. In fact, research shows parents are the primary influence on a teen or child’s decisions about drugs and alcohol.  Students are welcome to attend […]

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