Category Archives: Parents

Survey on Addiction

The Opioid Task Force is asking for your thoughts on addiction.  Please take a moment and click on the Take our survey button and take the survey.

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National Drug Facts Week – New PAYS results

Thank you for taking part in the National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® (NDAFW).  We hope that you were able to learn some new things about drugs and about our county.   We are excited to see what the next PAYS … Continue reading

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National Drug Facts Week – Prescription Drugs

According to National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® (NDAFW) information;  The misuse of opioids and other prescription drugs is a serious problem in the United States which we know and it has escalated in recent years to the level of … Continue reading

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National Drug Facts Week – Marijuana

According to National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® (NDAFW) information; Marijuana is one of the most used substances by youth – with 45 percent of U.S. teens having tried marijuana at least once by the time they graduate high school. … Continue reading

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National Drug Facts Week – E-Cigarettes and Vaping

According to National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® (NDAFW) site; E-cigarettes has only been around for about ten years, so researchers are in the early stage of studying how they affect your health. E-cigarettes are designed to deliver nicotine without … Continue reading

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National Drug Facts Week – Day One

National Drug Facts Week – Day one According to National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® (NDAFW) information despite some promising signs that the traditional cigarette use is decreasing among teenagers, unacceptably high numbers of youth continue to smoke, and recent … Continue reading

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National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week is Next Week!

Next Week – January 22-28, 2018 is National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW).  Please stop back each day to see facts about Tobacco, Vaping, Marijuana and Prescription Drugs.  Also featured will be facts from the most recent (2015) PAYS … Continue reading

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Free Webinar on Cyberbullying

Webinar on Cyberbullying – Every parent needs to watch this. If you can’t view it at the live webinar time, register and they will send it to you so you can listen to it later. http://mailchi.mp/operationparent/new-cyberbullying-webinar…

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FASD Awareness Day – September 9th

FASD stands for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, this term is used to describe a disorder that occurs when a woman drinks alcohol while pregnant.  There are no safe time to drink alcohol when pregnant, so why risk the health of your unborn … Continue reading

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Prevention programs are in full swing for the summer.

The prevention programs are in full swing for the summer.  You can find our prevention specialist at the parks, summer camps, libraries and in the community.  Here is a picture to show you one of the amazing types of activities being done … Continue reading

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