"Chip In" to Help Focus Keep Racine Youth Drug-Free Focus on Community Golf and Dinner Event will be held on Thursday June 27th, 2013 Meadowbrook Country Club 2149 North Green Bay Rd. Racine, WI.
Click Golf Cart for registration details!
National Prevention Week “Your Voice, Your Choice, Make a Difference” is this year’s theme for SAMHSA’s (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) National Prevention Week, which takes place May 12-18. The week long observance provides an opportunity to join with other individuals, organizations and coalitions in the community to promote and support prevention efforts and create and strengthen community partnerships.
Six of the seven days during National Prevention Week 2013 have a suggested theme that will be used to guide the focus of community events across the country: • Sunday, May 12 – Prevention and Cessation of Tobacco Use (New for 2013!) • Monday, May 13 – Prevention of Underage Drinking • Tuesday, May 14 – Prevention of Prescription Drug Abuse and Illicit Drug Use • Wednesday, May 15 – Prevention of Alcohol Abuse • Thursday, May 16 – Suicide Prevention • Friday, May 17 – Promotion of Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Well-Being
OUR 15 MINUTES!
Listen to teen talk radio, a radio show hosted by Focus Teen Peers every Sunday from 8:30-8:45 on 1400AM WRJN. It is sure to entertain!
Here are the most recent episodes:
Episode 14 Kate Worning (Youth Organizer) Episode 15 Angela Ress Apmann (Directing Principal, Horlick High School)
It is now the year 2013 and Focus is going to once again be heavily involved in the community. Here is a brief look at things to come!
Summer: The summer will be full of exciting things to look forward to. We will once again host our Golf and Dinner Event and Teen Institute. It will also include more fun fairs, transition, the Racine Ironman and more.
Fall: Next fall we will be back in the schools for all of our traditional programming. You can also mark September 7th for the third annual Run/Walk for Prevention.
This is just a few of the things that are coming up, but check back because the list will continue to grow. Plus be sure you listen to the latest installment of: Our 15 Minutes
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