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Families Talk Prevention | Parent Alert | September 2021

By turningpc | September 30, 2021

Parent Alert | September 2021   Families Talk Prevention TONIGHT! Join us at 6PM for Families Talk Prevention, a panel discussion about youth asset building in our community. The University of Akron Wayne College1901 Smucker Road, OrrvilleAdmission is free Learn more: http://ow.ly/wY0750GaEan Prefer to join via Zoom? Register here: http://ow.ly/8rYx50GaEao     Check out the OneEighty…

Family Education Sessions | Parent Alert | August 2021

By turningpc | September 3, 2021

    Parent Alert | August 2021   Family Education Sessions: Wayne County Supports Prevention & Recovery     If you ever wonder how to get more involved in your community, or if you can make a bigger difference in the lives of young people, here’s your chance! There are 3 upcoming events (starting tonight!)…

Hometown Tailgate Party September 17, 2021

By turningpc | August 6, 2021

Parent Alert | July 2021| Asset Building for Youth

By turningpc | July 29, 2021

  Parent Alert | July 2021   Asset Building for Youth: How to Help Your Teen’s Physical and Mental Health   The Problem: Adverse Childhood Experiences Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are traumatic childhood events that negatively impact a child’s development. The more ACEs children experience, the more likely they are to have physical and mental health…

Parent Alert | June 2021 | Cultural Competence In Prevention

By turningpc | June 24, 2021

  Parent Alert | June 2021   Cultural Competence In Prevention Why It Matters   Cultural competence lies at the heart of all prevention. Effective prevention begins with understanding our community’s needs as we study its demographics and cultural intricacies. While race is a vital aspect of cultural competence, it’s only one part. Take a…

Pizza and Books Is Back! | Orrville Public Library on Thursday, June 24 from 4:30-6:30 PM.

By turningpc | June 7, 2021

The annual Pizza & Books will be held at the Orrville Public Library on Thursday, June 24 from 4:30-6:30 PM. This family-friendly event is FREE and filled with fun activities. Pizza, drinks, and other treats are part of the celebration. And while supplies last, each middle school student will receive one FREE book recommended by…

Parent Alert May 2021| Cannabis Concierge Service: The Problems Outweigh The Perks

By turningpc | May 28, 2021

  Parent Alert | May 2021   Cannabis Concierge Service: The Problems Outweigh The Perks   The Process Did you know that Ohio has only 21 qualifying health conditions for medical marijuana? (You can view them here.) Keep in mind that medical marijuana isn’t to be smoked or vaped, because regulating the dosage is impossible. Certified medical marijuana physicians…

Turning Point Times | 2020 A Success

By turningpc | May 18, 2021

News 2020 A Success Despite the difficulties of 2020, Turning Point Coalition remained active in our prevention efforts. Yes, it took some creativity to stay safe and engaged with the community during Covid, and that’s why our social media activity and press releases spiked. Sometimes it’s hard to see the effects of substance abuse prevention…

Parent Alert April 2021 | How & Why to Keep it Substance Free: Celebrating Graduation During Covid-19

By turningpc | April 29, 2021

  Parent Alert | April 2021   How & Why to Keep it Substance Free: Celebrating Graduation During Covid-19   Your graduating Senior deserves to celebrate! Going to school during a global pandemic is no easy task. But our youth have risen to the challenge, and we couldn’t be prouder. Remember, High School graduation is…

Alcohol Server and Seller Training | Monday, April 29th

By turningpc | April 11, 2021

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.