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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…

Preventing Substance Abuse During the Holidays| Parent Alert | November 2021

By turningpc | November 23, 2021

Preventing Substance Abuse During the Holidays   Happy holidays from your community Coalition! We hope this month is special for you. During this time of celebration, we’d like to give you a few safety tips. Watch for these serious mental health warning signs in your loved ones over the holidays (from Prevention Action Alliance): Talking…

Turning Point Coalition Parent Alert | October 2021

By turningpc | November 1, 2021

Happy Halloween from your prevention Coalition!See below for helpful holiday tips. Have a great weekend! Safety Tips for Your Kids: Safe Kids Worldwide Tips for Those in Recovery: Gateway Foundation     Prevention Tips: National Institute on Drug Abuse     Thank you for being a vital part of our community! Like us on Facebook

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: Prefer to join via Zoom? Register here:     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!)…

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…

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