WE SHALL REMAIN was created to address the effects of historical trauma in our tribal communities. Many times, these untended wounds are at the core of much of the self-inflicted pain experienced in Native America. Much like fire, this pain can either be devastatingly destructive or wisely harnessed to become fuel that helps us to rise up and move forward in life with joy, purpose and dignity.
11/19/2014 - BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. -- When I was a child, my grandfather picked me up from school every day and would always ask me the same thing, "What did you learn today?" and no matter what my response was to his question, it would always trigger the same comeback from him, "Think, think, think!"More
We all know America loves to drink. But in all our time spent writing about drinking, actually drinking, and occasionally doing both at the same time, a question emerged amongst Thrillist's editorial staff: which state loves to drink more than any other? Naturally, we had to find out, and just like that: the search for the booziest state in the USA was born.More
For the parents and caring adults in the Wood River Valley, the time is now to stand up and say no to the all-too-common practice of adults hosting parties that allow underage drinking. National, state and local surveys of middle school and high school students state that there are two main ways youths access alcohol—they purchase it from retail outlets that don’t do a great job of checking identification, or at house parties. The Blaine County Community Drug Coalition works with local law enforcement to conduct compliance checks to hold establishments accountable for the sale of alcohol to minors. This has been a successful operation for the last four years, increasing compliance by retailers from 30-40 percent to 80-100 percent. The local retailers should be commended for significantly improving the rate of sales of alcohol to minors.More
Officer Galloway "The Tall Cop" has recently scheduled two trainings on the specific topic of marijuana concentrates, dabbing, paraphernalia, edibles and herbal drugs. With the recent changes in the drug culture, many new products have arrived on our streets and they can have a different look and odor as well as different street terms and paraphernalia.More
We are proud to announce the creation of the PREVENTION IDAHO FOUNDATION, our very own public-private partnership in coordination with Idaho Office of Drug Policy and the State Prevention Partnership.
Foundational Purpose: "Idaho seeks to raise awareness of and promote action on preventing and reducing the illicit use and misuse of drugs and alcohol with a unified, committed effort among state, federal, and local agencies, civic groups, and businesses and assist communities in addressing this important public health and safety concern."
With the Prevention Idaho Foundation in place, the Office of Drug Policy and State Prevention Partnership are very excited to move forward with our business approach to Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention.
The McClain Companies helped us execute a "presentation plan" and "go-to-market strategy" for a campaign surrounding the internal and external communications and marketing of a statewide program targeting parents and kids. This program will motivate and teach best practices as it relates to alcohol and drug abuse.