Safe Talk suicide alertness workshop August 6th

August 4, 2015

safeTALK Flyer_2015.08.06

Tips For Teens and Parents Too

April 10, 2014

As a young person you are faced with many challenges.  However, very few have the potential to affect your life in a more significant way than the decisions you make about alcohol and drugs.  The decisions you make about alcohol and drugs will influence your health, your grades, your relationships, your job or career, or […]

Happy Holidays!

December 23, 2013

Holiday Tips Mocktail Recipes A Holiday Message

Breaking News: New Survey Results – Parents Who Support Marijuana Legalization Expect Strict Regulation of Its Availability to Kids

July 16, 2013

BREAKING NEWS: New Survey: Parents Who Support Marijuana Legalization Expect Strict Regulation of Its Availability to Kids  A Majority of Parents Say Legal Age for Marijuana Use Should be 21, Smoking Pot in Public Places Should be Prohibited                         A new, nationally representative survey released […]

“The earlier the age at which youth take their first alcoholic drink, the greater the risk of developing alcohol problems, Medical News Today reported.”

May 24, 2013

Study Finds Early Alcohol Use Increases Alcohol Abuse Later in Life May 23, 2013 http://www.cadca.org/resources/detail/study-finds-early-alcohol-use-increases-alcohol-abuse-later-life The earlier the age at which youth take their first alcoholic drink, the greater the risk of developing alcohol problems, Medical News Today reported. A new study that will be published in the October issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental […]

Sierra College Film Lecture Series Presents ~ Collision Course ~ Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

May 6, 2013

Collision Course: Teen Addiction Epidemic ~ Documentary Participants Reach Out to the Community This year, the Coalition for a Drug-Free Nevada County is teaming up with the Sierra College Foundation and the Pathway to Prevention team and parents who made Collision Course, an Emmy Award-Winning Documentary on the substance abuse epidemic,  a reality. The event will […]

National Prevention Week: May 12-18, 2013

April 30, 2013

Summer is a season filled with celebrations and recreational activities where substance use and abuse can happen, such as graduation parties, proms, weddings, sporting events, and outdoor activities. National Prevention Week is timed to allow schools to take part in a prevention-themed event before the school year ends, raising awareness in students of all ages. […]

Join us for the release of: Report Card to Community on April 18th

April 15, 2013

In Nevada County, we recognize the need to address and prevent substance use and violence among the teens in our community. Safe Schools/Healthy Students and Coalition for a Drug Free Nevada County have focused collaboratively on substance use prevention, violence prevention, and youth development.  It is important for the wider community to understand the progress […]

The Coalition, Sheriff’s, and NEO collaborate to educate students about underage drinking

April 13, 2013

Local Middle and High School students learn more reasons to say “No Thanks” to alcohol and drugs. The Coalition, the Sheriff’s Department, and NEO are collaborating in a series of interactive school presentations about underage drinking consequences, reasons to choose a drug and alcohol free lifestyle and local fun events and activities.With the help of ABC […]

A resource for parents of teens addicted to drugs and alcohol

February 13, 2013

  Parent Pathway provides Information, Help, Community and Hope to the parents of teens addicted to drugs and alcohol. Parent Pathway has been created by parents who understand what it is like to have a child struggling with addiction. It is a lonely and desperate time when you realize that your child needs help and […]