WE SHALL REMAIN was created to address the effects of historical trauma in our tribal communities. Many times, these untended wounds are at the core of much of the self-inflicted pain experienced in Native America. Much like fire, this pain can either be devastatingly destructive or wisely harnessed to become fuel that helps us to rise up and move forward in life with joy, purpose and dignity.
Families and schools can take steps to stop the risky business of teen drinking. Teens are one of the groups most prone to binge drinking — a practice that can lead to alcohol-related blackouts.More
Today, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) learned that drunk driving fatalities once again topped 10,000 in 2013. Announced by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), drunk driving fatalities decreased from 10,322 in 2012 to 10,076 in 2013. NHTSA also announced that overall traffic fatalities decreased from 33,561 in 2012 to 32,719 in 2013, with 31 percent of all fatalities resulting from a drunk driving crash measured from .08 BAC and above.More
Despite decades of research, hundreds of campus task forces and millions invested in bold experiments, college drinking in the United States remains as much of a problem as ever.More
Plans are underway for the 22nd Annual Idaho Prevention and Support Conference scheduled for April 9 & 10, 2015 in Sun Valley. The conference is the annual professional development centerpiece focused on innovation, best practices, collective problem-solving and motivation to most effectively address youth risk behaviors, foster optimal health and academic success for Idaho students.More
We are proud to announce the creation of the PREVENTION IDAHO FOUNDATION, our very own public-private partnership in coordination with Idaho Office of Drug Policy and the State Prevention Partnership.
Foundational Purpose: "Idaho seeks to raise awareness of and promote action on preventing and reducing the illicit use and misuse of drugs and alcohol with a unified, committed effort among state, federal, and local agencies, civic groups, and businesses and assist communities in addressing this important public health and safety concern."
With the Prevention Idaho Foundation in place, the Office of Drug Policy and State Prevention Partnership are very excited to move forward with our business approach to Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention.
The McClain Companies helped us execute a "presentation plan" and "go-to-market strategy" for a campaign surrounding the internal and external communications and marketing of a statewide program targeting parents and kids. This program will motivate and teach best practices as it relates to alcohol and drug abuse.