Category Archives: Chemical health

Nominate a Project Prevention Champion by August 18

*           The Rice County Chemical Health Coalition needs your help to find and recognize PROJECT PREVENTION CHAMPIONS in our community. A Project Prevention Champion is  someone who has helped provide support for a healthier life in our community – someone who helps reduce risk factors for alcohol and drug abuse, […]

“Strengthening Families” facilitator training – registration deadline May 15

Rice County is very fortunate to be able to host a facilitator training for the “Strengthening Families: For Parents and Youth Ages 10-14” program.  The training will be June 11-13, 2013, at St. Olaf College.  It will be led by Dr. Virginia Molgaard, the program’s developer. Strengthening Families is an evidence-based program recognized by the […]

Recovery Month art show this Saturday in Northfield

As part of Rice County’s Recovery Month activities, the Rice County Chemical Health Coalition is hosting a community art show this Saturday (September 8, 2012). The show will feature artwork by local individuals in recovery from drug or alcohol abuse.   The exhibit will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Main Street […]

Seeking local nominations for Project Prevention Champion Award

Do you know someone who has helped prevent youth alcohol or other drug use?  Do you know someone who talks to young people about these issues, sets a good example, provides safe activities or just spends time with youth? The Rice County Chemical Health Coalition needs your help to find and recognize PROJECT PREVENTION CHAMPIONS […]

Win $200 in Northfield’s 2nd Annual Youth PSA Contest — deadline is August 17!

The 2nd Annual Youth PSA Contest is currently accepting submissions!  This year’s theme: Youth Under Pressure. Youth are under a lot of pressure these days.  What creates that pressure?  How do you cope?  How do you find balance? What do adults need to know to create the most supportive environments possible for young people? Northfield […]

St. John’s Church to host community forums on substance use and addiction in Northfield

Dr. Charles Reznikoff will be presenting at the St. John’s Lutheran Church Forum on Sunday, January 29, 2012, during education hour in St. John’s Hall at 9:45 a.m.  Dr. Reznikoff is an addiction specialist on staff at Hennepin County Medical Center and facilitates the Opiate Agonist Therapy Clinic at Northfield Hospital.  He will present on […]

Project Prevention Champions honored

What do you call someone who has helped provide support for a healthier life in our community by reducing risk factors for alcohol and drug abuse, supporting recovery and building assets for our youth and other community members?   The Rice County Chemical Health Coalition calls them Project Prevention Champions. The Coalition will be honoring […]

Reminder – Register by Friday for Northfield training on youth and energy drinks

The Rice County Chemical Health Coalition is sponsoring a training on the impact of energy drinks on youth.  The training will be offered twice on Tuesday, November 15, 2011.  It will be held from noon-1:30 p.m. at the Northfield Community Resource Center (RSVP required).  It will be repeated from 7:00-8:30 p.m. at the Faribault Middle […]

Local training on energy drinks and youth

The Rice County Chemical Health Coalition is sponsoring a training on the impact of energy drinks on youth.  The training will be offered twice on Tuesday, November 15, 2011.  It will be held from noon-1:30 p.m. at the Northfield Community Resource Center (RSVP required).  It will be repeated from 7:00-8:30 p.m. at the Faribault Middle […]

Nominations sought for 2011 Rice County Project Prevention Supporters Award

The Rice County Chemical Health Coalition needs your help to find and recognize PROJECT PREVENTION SUPPORTERS in our community. A Project Prevention Supporter is someone who has helped provide support for a healthier life in our community…..someone who helps reduce risk factors for alcohol and drug abuse, someone who supports those working on recovery, someone […]