People Advocating Recovery

PAR Meeting Monday April 11th. We will be discussing plans for Recovery Summit 2016!  Please join us at 6:30 for the monthly meeting at GLC. Upcoming  Overdose Response Training Covington Library April 23rd 12-4 at the Health and Recovery Fair. Recovery Summit 2016! April 30th at the Life Learning Center,…

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Prevention of Heroin Use

Using the Public Health Model for Drug Use, there are three levels:  Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary.  At the primary level, efforts are focused on helping people  make good behavior choices about the use of  alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs and creating policies/procedures that prevent or mitigate the consequences of wrong…

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Project Sticker Shock

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In Northern Kentucky, 19% of 12th graders have drunk more than 5 alcoholic beverages on one occasion (considered “binge” drinking) in the past 30 days according to the 2014 Kentucky Incentives for Prevention Survey.  Project Sticker Shock is designed to limit youth under 21 accessing alcohol.  The stickers on packages…

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Reclaiming Youth At Risk

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Mark Freado of Reclaiming Youth International (https://www.reclaiming.com/content/) will speak to the NKY Prevention Alliance on December 10th, 2014 on the Circle of Courage and reclaiming youth at risk.  The Circle of Courage is a resiliency based model that is based on Native American philosophy about the care and upbringing of…

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