National Recovery Month ~ Friday, September 26th, 2014 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

September 22, 2014

Th Coalition for a Drug Free Nevada County (CDFNC), Community Recovery Resources (CoRR), and the CoRR Alumni Association join the the voices of recovery on September 26th from 4 to 7 pm in celebration of those who are recovering and the people and organizations who make recovery possible. National Recovery Month (Recovery Month) (http://www.recoverymonth.gov) is a national observance […]

Good News NC shifts perspective at the Silver Springs High School Health Fair

June 2, 2014

By Melissa Kelley, Prevention Advocate May 23, 2014   As fate would have it, I  probably have one of the coolest jobs on the planet; Arriving here by choice, chance, and a lot of hard work. I am a Prevention Advocate for the Coalition for a Drug Free Nevada County and Community Recovery Resources (CoRR) […]

Coalition and partners, NCSO and NEO collaborate to prevent underage drinking

April 14, 2014

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 funding, the Sheriff’s Department is focusing on education, prevention and compliance enforcement to reduce youth access to […]

Our Young People are Fantastic!

February 17, 2014

An excellent read: letter to the editor by Ned Russel with the Good News about young people: http://www.theunion.com/opinion/10157904-113/generation-parents-voices-knowledge “The children now love luxury; they have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise. Children are now tyrants, not the servants of their households. They no longer […]

Holiday Mocktail Contest 2013

December 6, 2013

Community Recovery Resources and the Coalition for a Drug Free Nevada County invite you to participate in our first ever Mocktail Recipe Contest.  The purpose of the “Mocktail Contest” is to blend this fun and festive contest with the important message of being safe and responsible during the holiday season. Join us in creating awareness […]

Talk. They Hear You.

October 3, 2013

The greatest influence on young people’s decisions to begin drinking or doing other drugs is the world they live in, including family, friends, schools, and the community environment. PARENTS, you should know that the greatest influences on teens decision to be free from using alcohol or other drugs is YOU. (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The […]

~ Recovery Happens at The Campus ~ September 27th, 2013

September 5, 2013

RECOVERY HAPPENS AT THE CAMPUS Join the voices of recovery, together on pathways to wellness. Community Recovery Resources and the Coalition for a Drug Free Nevada County join in observance promoting the message that prevention works, treatment is effective and people can and do recover. Behavioral health is essential to overall health. We honor and […]

Summertime: A Risky Time for Teens

June 20, 2013

Teens tend to have more free time in the summer and there is a strong correlation between free time and risk-taking among teens. This could mean rock and bridge jumping in rivers or lakes, extreme watersports, or off-road activities out at Greenhorn. It could also mean the temptation to experiment with alcohol, marijuana or sexual […]

Summer Activity List: Relax, Refresh, Reduce Risks!

June 20, 2013

Special thanks to  the Community Support Network for putting together a comprehensive list of summer activities. Below is a list of NEO and other family and teen friendly activities! June 18th, 2013 – PLEAG Event: Boat Safety with the Nevada County Sheriff’s Dept. The Parent Leadership Empowerment & Advocacy Group meets at 180 Sierra College […]

NEO Teen Center – Searching for a Home

June 20, 2013

A message from NEO… Every young person has a name, a story… and a future. You did. We did. And they do. NEO wants to know the names, hear the stories, and unlock the potential of those compelling futures. NEO is a grassroots youth movement, starting 5 years ago at Thursday Night Markets, hosting events […]