Archive for July, 2017

Northwoods Coalition update

July 6, 2017

Greetings Northwoods Coalition,
 
Registration is available for the four-day Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST) that will take place in Eau Claire from July 31 – August 3, 2017.
 
SAPST is designed for individuals to receive 31 of the 40 hours needed to apply as a Prevention Specialist in Training, to learn more about substance abuse prevention […]

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AODA Partnership Letter from Marathon County

July 6, 2017

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We wish you a
safe & happy
4th of July!

Stories from across the nation are talking about “new Fentanyl” that is resistant to Narcan (or naloxone).

Here’s a couple of the articles…
Two Fentanyl Analogs May Require More Narcan  ajc.com
Fentanyl found in Georgia resistant to Naloxone

Newsweek
The opioid epidemic is so bad […]

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Talking to Kids about Opiods

July 6, 2017

Dear Friends,

Until the opioid epidemic is reversed, we must continue to talk honestly with our kids about these deadly drugs.

Our evidence-based Drugs: True Stories is a powerful catalyst for these conversations. It is listed on SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP), which rates effectiveness and research quality of programs like ours.

In Drugs: […]

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