February 13, 2017

Legal responses to marijuana use across the nation have left many feeling confused about this drug.

Paul Fischer and Francine Kosse, two Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors with Fairview Behavioral Services, dispel some of the myths surrounding marijuana use and share...

February 12, 2017

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Bartenders are often called the best therapists and hairstylists hear all the gossip. Take it from Jessica Drake, who has worked both jobs: It’s all true.

“Sometimes I go home and stare at the wall and just kind of decompress,” she said, sighing.


February 10, 2017

Oftentimes we get asked - What is a Social Host Ordinance? What isn't it? Why is it important?

Listen in as Sheriff Brott of Sherburne County and the Chiefs of Police, Chief Nierenhausen of Elk River Police Department, Chief Baloun of Becker Police Department, and Chief...

February 9, 2017

Use "natural" opportunities such as driving (or riding) somewhere or during dinner to start open, honest conversations about drinking and other drug use.

Seek discussion, don't lecture! Share your own experiences and opinions and how they have changed over the years. A...

February 8, 2017

Finding out your teen used drugs definitely stirs up a parent's emotions. It can be a very confusing time. But the best way to help your teen - and to make sure they hear you - is to remain as calm as possible throughout the conversation. Also, it's as important, if no...

February 7, 2017

Texting offers a degree of connection with friends; teens ask about homework, make plans and generally keep in constant contact. At the same time, however, text messaging can also be a great way for parents to keep in touch and monitor what their children are doing wit...

February 6, 2017

Talk Early, Talk Often

The best way to keep your kids from drinking and using drugs?  It could be as simple as “Talk Early, Talk Often” which is a campaign being spearheaded by the Sherburne County SUP Coalition to help educate and empower parents and other caring adult...

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