Monthly Archives: October 2017

Get the Facts: Start Talking Now

What are the risks of underage use of alcohol, marijuana, and other drugs? Early use of alcohol, marijuana, and other drugs puts teens at greater risk for addiction and other health problems, failing in school, and career choices limited by arrests and lack of education. … Continue reading

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Under the Influence…Of You

Under the Influence…of You The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has re-launch its Under the Influence…of You campaign. The campaign encourages parents and other influential adults to talk with teens about the risks and consequences of using marijuana. Background … Continue reading

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Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids-The Flavor Trap: How Tobacco Companies are Luring Kids with Candy-Flavored E-Cig and Cigars

“In recent years, there has been an explosion of sweet-flavored tobacco products, especially e-cigarettes and cigars. These products are available in a wide assortment of flavors that seem like they belong in a candy store or ice cream parlor – … Continue reading

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The Science…Smart Approaches to Marijuana, Preventing another Big Tobacco (SAM)

Big Marijuana Claims Scientific Facts Legalization is about getting rid of the “War on Drugs” Legalization is about one thing: making a small number of business people rich. If it were about ending the War on Drugs, recent law changes … Continue reading

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Haunted House Fundraiser for SJIPC Youth Leadership Trainings

Come support our youth at this fundraising opportunity, THANKS to Friday Harbor Jolly Trolley and the San Juan County Fair & Fairgrounds…We are thrilled to be involved! Hope to see you there! The WEEKEND BEFORE Halloween-Friday, Oct. 27 and Saturday, … Continue reading

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Youth Mental Health First Aid Course

YMFHA Flyer Course Description:  Youth Mental Health First Aid is a public education program that introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental illnesses, builds understanding of their impact, and overviews common supports.  This 8-hour course uses role-playing and … Continue reading

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