Statewide Trends in Drug Overdoses: Preliminary 2021 Update

7/8/2022 Drug overdose continues to affect the lives of many Minnesotans. In 2021, an average of four Minnesotans died each day from a drug overdose, with the total annual number of drug overdose deaths increasing 22% increase from the previous year. The continued increase was driven by synthetic opioids (e.g., fentanyl), psychostimulants (e.g., methamphetamine), and […]

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My Friend Is Suicidal: What Should I Do?

Suicide isn’t an easy topic to think about, let alone discuss — especially with someone you suspect is suicidal. But it is incredibly important that we do talk about it and get our loved ones the help they need to prevent them from reaching a point of crisis. Here’s a little bit about what you […]

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New East Central Minnesota Mental Health Pocket Resource Guide

Please share the great new Mental Health quick reference Pocket Resource Guide! The Pocket Resource Guide can be used by and distributed to individuals and providers in Region 7E (Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs & Pine Counties, & the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe). Please help by distributing this helpful resource to our community! Email […]

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e-Cigarettes & Vaping – beyond the headlines

Everyone is invited! Learn about this important topic. In partnership with Welia Health, SHIP and Partners in Healthy Living, SACK invites you to learn more and engage in conversations about the e-cigarette and vaping epidemic affecting our youth. Our second series on e-Cigarettes and Vaping is quickly approaching! These short informational sessions are FREE and […]

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