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Prom Safety – Parents Prom Safety – Parents
Prom Safety - Parents
Prom is a night that many teens view as one of the most memorable experiences of their high school years.  It can be a beautiful and fun night spent with friends and classmates, or it can be a night they would much rather forget.  But with a little b ... Read More
Prom Safety – Parents
April Alcohol Awareness Month – Prevention for Women April Alcohol Awareness Month – Prevention for Women
April Alcohol Awareness Month - Prevention for Women
Last fall the Jones County Safe and Healthy Youth Coalition hosted a workshop with Dr. David Jernigan, Director of the Center on Alcohol Marketing & Youth and Professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and during that training attende ... Read More
April Alcohol Awareness Month – Prevention for Women
4/20 Fatal Accidents 4/20 Fatal Accidents
4/20 Fatal Accidents
Dating back to the early-1970s, 420 has been used as a slang term for smoking marijuana.  With the spreading use of the term through publications such as High Times, April 20 (4/20) has become recognized by marijuana smokers as a holiday dedicated to ... Read More
4/20 Fatal Accidents
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day 2018 National Prescription Drug Take Back Day 2018
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day 2018
On April 28, 2018 the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will host the 15th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.  This national event provides communities across the country with an opportunity to safely and conveniently dispose of unwanted, ... Read More
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day 2018
Celebrate Safely, Avoid Binge Drinking Celebrate Safely, Avoid Binge Drinking
Celebrate Safely, Avoid Binge Drinking
St. Patrick’s Day Means Elevated Drinking, Lots of Risk For anyone that has been around festivities on St. Patrick’s Day, it will likely come as no surprise that the holiday founded in remembrance of Ireland’s patron Saint, is considered by some esti ... Read More
Celebrate Safely, Avoid Binge Drinking
I Am Sport Award Nominee I Am Sport Award Nominee
I Am Sport Award Nominee
Some of you may remember Ian Johnston who dedicated a golfing fundraiser to raising money for ASAC in remembrance of his brother who passed away due to a substance use disorder. Now Ian has been nominated for the Des Moines Register’s I Am Spo ... Read More
I Am Sport Award Nominee
E-Cigarettes and Your Heart E-Cigarettes and Your Heart
E-Cigarettes and Your Heart
The damage smoking does to the lungs and heart is well documented, moving us beyond the health debates of the 1960’s.  However, similar debates are currently taking place in regards to the health impact of e-cigarettes and other electronic smoking de ... Read More
E-Cigarettes and Your Heart
Jones County Businesses Have ID Policies Tested Jones County Businesses Have ID Policies Tested
Jones County Businesses Have ID Policies Tested
Compliance Checks and BARS Program Show Mixed Results Selling alcohol, whether sold off-site or served on-site in a bar or restaurant, is not something to be taken lightly. Businesses who sell alcohol face a litany of legal and safety concerns. For t ... Read More
Jones County Businesses Have ID Policies Tested

 

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