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Sitka Town Hall on Youth Substance Misuse

Date: 06/20/2019
Time: 6:30 pm to 9 pm

Location:

Sheet'ka Kwaan Naa Kahidi Tribal Community House
456 Katlian Street map
Sitka, AK 99835

Description

The Sitka Town Hall will allow community members to review current data on youth alcohol, tobacco, marijuana and prescription medication misuse trends as well as participate in a "Community Café" format allowing them to ask questions and explore issues and solutions to various substances of misuse.

Sponsor:

Sitka Counsleing/HOPE Coalition, Sitka Health Summit Coalition, Sitka Police Department

Organization:

Sitka Counseling-HOPE Coalition
113 Metlakatla St
Sitka, Alaska 99835
(907) 747-3636
lplatson@scpsak.org

Audience:

21-50 people

  • Parents/caregivers
  • Teens (ages 12-17)
  • Young adults (ages 21-25)
  • Community members
  • Policymakers
  • Business community
  • Law enforcement
  • Faith-based community

Formats:

  • Town hall meeting

Topics:

  • Alcohol-related injury, death, or health care concerns
  • Substance misuse (in addition to alcohol). Select all that apply
  • Marijuana
  • Opioids
  • Tobacco
  • Parental involvement in prevention
  • Local business involvement in prevention
  • Costs to society/local community of underage drinking

Outcomes:

  • Change attitudes towards underage drinking
  • Reduce youth exposure to alcohol advertising
  • Establish or enhance collaboration between prevention stakeholders

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For more information, please contact:

Vera Gibson
vgibson@scpsak.org
(907) 747-3636