Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is searching for outstanding teens to lead youth across the nation to take a stand against underage drinking as part of the 2014-2015 MADD Power of You(th) National Teen Influencer Group. Ten teenagers will be selected to work closely with MADD National staff to shape and create initiatives to empower teens to not drink before 21 or ride in a car with someone who has been drinking. These youngsters will have the opportunity to develop new skills, positively influence teens across the nation, and help save lives! If you know an outstanding teenager who would like to participate this year, please have them fill out this application.More
LEWISTON - Idaho State Police Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC), with the assistance of the Moscow and Lewiston Police Departments, conducted alcohol age compliance checks on Friday and Saturday nights on seventy-four businesses licensed to sell alcoholic beverages in Latah, Lewis, Nez Perce, Clearwater and Idaho counties.More
Apply to be on the Teen Advisory Council The Idaho Meth Project is currently seeking eligible teen applicants to join the 2014-15 Teen Advisory Council. Idaho teens entering grades 9-12 in fall of 2014 at any public, private, or home school across the state are eligible to apply. Meet new people, receive valuable training, and have fun while making a difference!More
Join the Brand at our youth development conference in beautiful Boise, Idaho April 15 – 17! If you are involved in any aspect of youth development programming, we have something for you! From our Keynote presentation, “Programming with Intentionality: A FedEx Day” by Dr. Kirk Astroth, author of “I’m Ok, You’re at Risk” and “Beyond Resiliency: Fostering Vibrancy in Youth Groups”. To our workshops, which include topics such as: high school financial literacy, utilizing community coalitions to raise money for alternative youth activities, growing teen leaders, asset approaches to youth development and 4-H and F.I.R.S.T Partnerships for science education. No matter what field of youth development you are involved with you will find something exciting to take home with you here! For more information or to register please visit: http://extension.uidaho.edu/minidoka/2013/12/16/wanted-4-h-youth-development-professionals/More
"The 21st Annual Idaho State Prevention & Support Conference is a gathering focused on innovation, best practices, collective problem-solving and motivation to most effectively address youth risk behaviors, foster optimal health and realize academic success for Idaho students."More
We believe in the power of young people. Today's youth are visionaries and go-getters. They have powerful ideas and a unique perspective.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.