Be the Change 406 Youth Coalition Members Get An Up Close Experience of National Government

Dillon Middle School 8th graders, Brooklyn Williams and Olivia Kailey, members of the Be the Change 406 Youth Coalition, traveled to Washington D.C. last week with adult coalition members; Kim Martinell, Katherine Buckley-Patton and Andrea Schurg to attend CADCA’s 30th Annual Leadership Forum. While there, Brooklyn and Olivia had the opportunity to attend workshops: Empowering …

Montanan’s Attend CADCA National Leadership Forum in Washington, D.C.

CADCA Overview-Sue Brurud-Hill/Blaine County Prevention Specialist As a prevention specialist just finishing my first year on the PFS grant, I learned so much at the CADCA conference in DC. All of the classes were very educational, well organized and engaging. I was able to meet adults and youth engaged in prevention work throughout the country, …

 Mental Health First Aid Now Being Offered In Carbon and Stillwater Counties

By Mary Cameron Initially, all I’d ever known about Mental Health First Aid was that everyone I’d ever talked to that had taken it, had loved it. Natasha Sailer, Stillwater County Public Health Nurse emailed me the 6 page application and a flyer that read, “What to Expect at a Mental Health First Aid Instructor …

Dawson County PFS Foster Care Christmas Party  2019

What a great time!!!  Dawson County PFS Prevention Specialist Stacey O’Tremba teamed up with the local Foster Care Support Group to hold their first annual Christmas Party for foster children and their foster families. After talking with foster parents in the support group about needs they had, they expressed the desire to just have fun …

Associations of Parental Marijuana Use With Offspring Marijuana, Tobacco, and Alcohol Use and Opioid Misuse

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamanetworkopen/fullarticle/2755867   Key Points Question  Is parental marijuana use associated with marijuana, tobacco, and alcohol use and opioid misuse by adolescent and young adult offspring living in the same household? Findings  In this cross-sectional study including 24 900 father-offspring or mother-offspring dyads, parental marijuana use was associated with increased risk of marijuana and tobacco use and opioid misuse …

State Leadership in Roadside Drug Detection

State Leadership in Roadside Drug Detection Shared from Responsibility.org The limited amount of data on drug-impaired driving is directly tied to existing protocols in impaired driving investigations which often end with the administration of evidential breath tests. For years, my partner has stated that DUI remains the only crime where an investigation ends after minimal …