Category Archive: Teens

Aug 10

Where to go for help …

When problems show up around alcohol and/or other drug use – our own or someone elses – it isn’t easy to know where to turn.  The link below will take you to a document listing all the Regional Coordinating offices for Montcalm and immediately surrounding counties.  By contacting the regional office in your area, they …

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Jul 18

Automobile Safety – Don’t Drink and Drive

The following site was sent to us from a friend, Jessica, who has used our materials in her classroom.  In their research they found the site; www.cheapautoinsurance.com.  (Sponsored by multiple insurance companies.)   There is some very good information at this site plus great links to other sites such as the following for prevention.  Ad Council: Drunk …

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Jul 14

Friday Night Fires – Youth Leading the Way

This past spring we held a youth summit at a local campground.  From the Summit a number of local youth stepped forward to decide how to carry the Healthy Choices messages back to their local schools and church youth groups.  They have set up a series of three Friday Night Fires events.  These Friday Night …

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Nov 23

THINK YOU KNOW … ? — PART TWO

The Montcalm Coalition to Prevent Underage Drinking is working with local pizza vendors to shine light on some of the difficulties alcohol is contributing to in the lives of our children.  In part one of this post we talked about some local data related to youth behaviors.  In part two we will look at — …

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Nov 23

THINK YOU KNOW … ? — PART ONE

The Montcalm Coalition to Prevent Underage Drinking is working with local pizza shops to spread the word about youth and alcohol problems.  Each pizza box that goes out the door will have a post-it type note with three questions.  The data is taken from Montcalm County 7th, 9th, and 11th grade youth responses to a health …

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Sep 11

Local Media Contest of 2011

drawing for program

One of the coolest things we did this past year was hold a local media contest for teens.  Check out the winning videos at www.mcpud.org

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