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Be A Parent, Not A Peer

Enabling underage drinking is dangerous, not to mention irresponsible. It can result in not only legal consequences, for both adults and teens, but can cause a variety of health risks as well.

Be a Parent Not a Peer


Prescription Disposal

Unused and expired medications are a potential hazard to children and just flushing them or throwing them in the garbage can have adverse effects to the environment and our water supply. Scott County has two permanent locations for disposing of your unused or expired prescription and OTC medications.


At local radio station Hive 105

Recording our latest Be a Parent, Not a Peer radio ad. Great work Elizabeth, Vicki, Rachel, and Paul!



Heart disease, cancer, and chronic respiratory diseases are the three leading causes of death in the U.S.

Smoking is the leading factor in the development of heart disease, cancer, and chronic respiratory diseases. Make the connection and kick the habit.


Smoking Slide


    #knowthefacts: Part Four

    So What’s the Problem If Taking Drugs Makes People “Feel” Good or Better? The positive effects of drug use is only a perception. The initial decision to take drugs is mostly voluntary. Drug abuse quickly takes over a person’e ability to exert self control becoming seriously impaired. Brain imaging studies show physical changes in areas […]

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    Building a Brighter Future

    ALL CHILDREN OUGHT TO BE ABLE TO REACH THEIR FULL POTENTIAL In past generations people addicted to drugs were thought to be morally flawed and lacking willpower. These views shaped society’s reactions to drug abuse, treating it as a moral failing rather than a health problem, which led to punitive damages rather than preventative and […]

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