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Mental Health Awareness Month | Parent Alert | May 2022

By turningpc | May 26, 2022

              SAMHSA May is Mental Health Awareness Month, an annual opportunity to provide education and resources surrounding the topic of mental health. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), “1 in 6 U.S. youth aged 6-17 experience a mental health disorder each year.” Mental illness and substance…

Parents Who Host Lose the Most | Parent Alert | April 2022

By turningpc | April 29, 2022

    HERE WE GO… After two years of COVID restrictions, proms, graduations, and graduation parties can be held again with friends and family. But this season, COVID may not be the biggest risk to our youth. In fact, one of the biggest risks to our youth is right in your own homes. Part of…

Helping Your Busy Teens | Parent Alert | March 2022

By turningpc | April 4, 2022

Is Your Teen Too Stressed?Spring is a notoriously stressful time for students. A certain level of stress is normal, but how can you tell if your teen is too stressed, and what can you do to help them? Watch for these signs of severe stress: 1. Lack of sleep: Many experts say that most teens need…

Graduate Coalition Academy in Action

By turningpc | March 21, 2022

Susan Tucker (Chairperson) and Nonya Wenger (staff support) attended this elite training to learn how to bring our Coalition to the next level. See this 6-minute video to learn more!

Turning Point Coalition | Pizza & Books April 21

By turningpc | March 16, 2022

Turning Point Coalition | Parent Alert | February 2022

By turningpc | February 28, 2022

How Prevention Creates Transformation The Seven Strategies For Community Change February 2022 Parent Alert   What are the Seven Strategies for Community Change? CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) provides all Coalitions with a guide to strategize our substance misuse prevention efforts. This guide is called the “Seven Strategies for Community Change”. (See this fact…

The Turning Point Times | February 2022

By turningpc | February 25, 2022

Upcoming Events Advocacy Day   National Advocacy Day is scheduled for April 5th, 2022. Youth Leaders, Coalitions, and prevention advocates will be joining together to share the importance of prevention with politicians and lawmakers. Using your voice to advocate for what you believe in can create a better, safer, and healthier environment for everyone. Whether…

Turning Point Coalition | Parent Alert | January 2022

By turningpc | January 31, 2022

Kindness Campaign Updates! January 2022 Parent Alert     Orrville’s Kindness Campaign is underway! Turning Point Coalition, assisted by their Youth Coalition, RAPA (Riders Are Peer Advocates), is in its 4th week of this 5-week initiative. During January and early February, Orrville students, staff, businesses, and residents are tracking acts of kindness done around the…

Introducing the Kindness Campaign: January 3—February 4, 2022

By turningpc | December 31, 2021

Turning Point Coalition has finished Orrville’s Inaugural Kindness Campaign, assisted by their Youth Coalition, RAPA (Riders Are Peer Advocates)! Our event ran from Monday, January 3rd through Friday, February 4th, 2022. During the Campaign, Orrville students, teachers, staff, parents, and businesses tracked nearly 450 acts of kindness in just 5 weeks! Our RAPA members blanketed…

Orrville’s First Kindness Campaign | Parent Alert | December 2021

By turningpc | December 31, 2021

Orrville’s First Kindness Campaign Hosted by Turning Point Coalition and RAPAJanuary 3-February 4     Turning Point Coalition will be kicking off 2022 with a Kindness Campaign assisted by our Youth Coalition, RAPA (Riders Are Peer Advocates). This initiative will help showcase the positive community norms happening in Orrville, and we want to give our young people…

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