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Turning Point Coalition is a community-based volunteer organization that works to help create an environment in our community that will help keep youth alcohol, tobacco and drug free.

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Parent Alert October 2019 – Harvest Bash

By turningpc | October 15, 2019

Parent Alert – September 2019 marks the 30th anniversary of National Recovery Month

By turningpc | September 24, 2019

Hometown Tailgate Party

By turningpc | August 29, 2019

“Talk. They’ll Listen” Campaign Launches

By turningpc | August 13, 2019

Parent Alert July 2019 – Tobacco 21

By turningpc | July 31, 2019

Parent Alert July 2019 Tobacco 21 If you haven’t heard, Tobacco 21 was a success: Ohio raised the age of sale and purchase of tobacco products to age 21. What does this mean? Those under 21 cannot legally buy cigarettes, cigars, vape pens or any other tobacco products. Store owners will have to check IDs…

Summer Magic & Learning

By turningpc | July 18, 2019

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Information on E-Cigarettes and Vaping

By turningpc | June 5, 2019

the federal Centers for Disease Control   and the U.S. Surgeon General’s advisory on vaping   the complete U.S. Surgeon General’s report can be found here:   for national usage rates you can check out Monitoring the Future:   SAMHSA Tips for Teens regarding e-cigarettes

What’s a Parent to Do? Kids Vaping – FREE Event Thursday, May 16

By turningpc | May 3, 2019

Campaign’s reminder for parties, alcohol: ‘Parents who host lose the most’

By turningpc | April 30, 2019

Landlord Forum – May 6, 2019 – 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

By turningpc | April 17, 2019

On-Premise Consumption Alcohol Vendor Training – May 13, 2019 – 9 AM – 3 PM

By turningpc | April 17, 2019

Wayne County Drug Take Back Day – Saturday, April 27

By turningpc | April 11, 2019

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27 Wooster Safety Service Center, 3333 Burbank Rd., Wooster  

Parent Power

By turningpc | March 1, 2019

Parent Alerts February 2019   Have you been exercising your Parent Power? You have it, so why not use it? Just like our muscles, if you don’t use it, you lose it. And, for as much as youth test us, they also want clear guidelines. It’s also not as complicated as you might think.  …


By turningpc | December 21, 2018

Vaping   Resources: U.S. Surgeon General’s Advisory: Schools Respond to the Rise of Student Vaping Vaping in Schools: 3 Million Students and Counting National Adolescent Drug Trends (from Monitoring the Future) – vaping is on the rise and represents the largest year-to-year increase in substance abuse recorded in this country for 10th…

Our New Website and Logo

By turningpc | October 26, 2018

Turning Point is turning a corner and restructuring to embrace the community better! We now have a new website and logo to elevate our brand.      

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Riders Are Peer Advocates (RAPA)

RAPA Teen Institute


Riders Are Peer Advocates (RAPA) displayed their "I Choose" campaign at Heartland Point in September. RAPA youth selected a positive message to reflect their viewpoint and recruit others to their organization. The youth leadership group focuses on drug free activities and events, like youth retreats.

The group meets every other Thursday after school and provides a chance for youth to hone their leadership skills and even opportunities to travel the state. For more information, contact

Nonya Stalnaker

or contact the
High School at 330-682-5811

Mackenzie "Mac" Fuhrer chooses to be proactive.

Picture Dino Sibounheuang chooses to be happy.

Ashley Madrid chooses to be responsible.

Ariana Nelson chooses to be compassionate

RAPA member Alani Robinson, chooses to be successful.

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This publication is developed, in part, under grant number SP020543 from the Office of National Drug Control Policy and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The views, policies and opinions expressed are those of the Coalition and do not necessarily reflect those of ONDCP, SAMHSA or HHS.