August 30, 2018

Most teens get a little anxious about starting school. A certain amount of school-related anxiety is normal for adolescents. But when nervousness crosses over into full-fledged anxiety in school, teens need extra support.

Anxiety disorders in teenagers is increasingly c...

August 29, 2018

The parent company of the Juul (pictured), a vape pen for tobacco use, also manufactures a popular marijuana pen-and-pod device called the Pax Era. But tech-savvy teens are also learning how to refill their Juul pods with different blends, including marijuana oils. (Br...

August 27, 2018

2018 Motorcycle Riding Season Preliminary Statistics

There have been 41 motorcyclists killed in 39 crashes so far in 2018. There were 53 motorcyclists killed in 52 crashes in 2017.

2018 Rider Deaths Statistics

  • Helmet use

    • 30 riders were not wearing a helmet.


August 17, 2018

Don't Let Summer be a Buzz Kill With a DWI

Extra DWI Enforcement Aug. 17 - Sept. 2

Long drives, scenic bike rides and evening walks. They are all part of summer in Minnesota, but if you’re an impaired driver, pedestrian or bicyclist, your summer days may abruptly end. 


August 16, 2018

Do you know what to say to a young person in trouble?

Across the country, one in five young people lives with a mental health or substance use challenge, yet few reach out for support. That’s why it’s so important we all know how to recognize and respond when a young...

August 7, 2018

Switching gears from summer relaxation to a demanding school-year schedule can be somewhat of a shock for the whole family. Helping your child get off to the best possible start each year takes a whole lot of organization, and a little bit of luck—but a few simple step...

August 6, 2018

"Juuls: the latest e-cigarettes. The growth in popularity of this handheld electronic device throughout Marin County has been deemed as a cool trend. However, before you decide to purchase or smoke one, you should understand what exactly you are putting into your body.


August 3, 2018

You’re ready to create a recovery friendly workplace—but where to start? Learn about simple steps you can take, from updating policies to re-evaluating drug testing methods.

Below are just some examples of the resources available at Shatter Proof

August 2, 2018

"I am really excited to write this week’s Tech Talk Tuesday because it is on a subject I care deeply about--documentaries. I am a firm believer that exposing our children and adolescents to films that promote a deeper understanding of our world and instill empathy is k...

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