Working With School Resource Officers/Law Enforcement

By Mary Cameron, PS Carbon & Stillwater Counties As I was thinking ahead to Red Ribbon Week, it occurred to me that I …

Pivoting in Prevention- How to Rethink Engaging Schools and Your Community

By Sara Mahoney, SC RTAL Working in Prevention during a pandemic has proved to be challenging for all of us. For those of …

Kids and Legalization: Our Kids Deserve Better

The Board of Directors of Youth Connections is committed to the health and safety of our kids by supporting environments where they can …

Youth Marijuana Fact Sheet

Self Care Corner

By Stacey O’Tremba, Dawson County PFS Stacey attended the session titled “Self Care and Personal Growth: Beyond Bubble Baths and TED Talks” during …

Is the Marijuana Test Obsolete

I attended this CADCA session presented by Jo McGuire, who is the Executive Director of the National Drug & Alcohol Screening Association. Even …

Guest Editorial from Andy Duran

Dear Friends,  Thank you for giving me this opportunity to introduce myself to you.  My name is Andy Duran, and I am the …

CREATING LASTING FAMILY CONNECTIONS

By Esther Lince, Madison County As new Prevention Specialists to Madison County in spring of 2019, we decided in order to understand and …

WhyTry Curriculum

Mary Miller – Toole County BG An assessment with our Toole County school administrators found that a curriculum was needed to serve as …

Self Care Corner: Adjusting to the New Normal

By Sara Mahoney, SC RTAL Back in October, I mulled over the idea of writing an op-ed for the Self Care Corner of …

PAX Good Behavior Game: Bridging the Gap Between School and Home

By Karen Sylvester, Yellowstone County The Substance Abuse Connect coalition and I began working with Billings School District #2 in the spring of …

Communities That Care buy-in with Evidence Based Programs (EBP)

By: Edward Szczypinski, Gallatin County Communities That Care (CTC) is a model for engaging the community from the very beginning in the prevention …