For more information about any of the prevention services listed below, please contact Stacey Logwood, OCPS, OCPS, Director of School & Community Based Prevention at the Mental Health, Drug & Alcohol Services Board of Logan & Champaign Counties at 937-465-1045 or email@example.com.
40 Developmental Assets® – Search Institute - Everyone’s an Asset Builder introduces the 40 Developmental Asset framework, research, and the powerful role of individual asset builders in the lives of youth. This workshop will help participants identify the characteristics of effective asset builders and their own personal strengths and challenges; understand “circles of influence” and identify those circles in which there is potential for asset building; and make and share a personal commitment to asset-building action. This 2-3 hour training highlights the 40 key ingredients to healthy youth development and local youth data on asset levels, risk-taking, and thriving behaviors.
Alternative options: This training is flexible for a variety of audiences and customizable. We can train parents during Kindergarten registration, Parent/Teacher Organization/Assn. meetings, parent forums, faith-based congregations, creative arts groups, 4H leaders, the possibilities are endless. Let us know your timeframe and audience and we can customize to your needs!
Trainers: Stacey Logwood, OCPS, firstname.lastname@example.org, 937-465-1045
Cecilia Yelton, OCPSA, email@example.com, 937-599-1975
"It's our local version of an opioid task force," said Tammy Nicholl.
The group uses a four-prong approach, dividing the groups into teams.
One team is prevention, another treatment and recovery. There's the medical team and the legal and advocacy team. Each team reports to the group on their successes and needs.
What they're doing seems to be working, the number of overdose deaths is going down. In 2016 the county registered 13 overdose deaths. In 2017 there were 8 in the county. The numbers are small, but the impact is great.
"We are trying to offer hope through treatment and prevention. If nothing else to let them know we're going to win this battle and that the future looks better," said Marshall.
A breakthrough for this community as they come together to tackle this crisis.
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