Helping Parents Prevent Youth Substance Abuse

Alpena

Alpena Prevention Policy Board

 

Mission:

Advancing Substance Abuse Prevention Efforts in Alpena County

 

Meet Us Quarterly

Meetings are quarterly, the second Tuesday of the following months: 

  • Feb
  • May 
  • August
  • November

 

Staff Person

Donna Hardies

 

Connect with Us

www.upnorthprevention.org

 

Drug Collection Box Locations

Controlled substances collected in Red Barrel locations:   

  • Alpena MSP Post
  • Alpena County Sheriff's Department
  • Alpena City Police

 

County Prevention Initivatives and Accomplishments 

  • Social Host 
  • TIPS trainings
  • Graduation Letter for seniors and parents
  • Prom Pizza Stickers
  • Sticker Shock/alcohol retailers
  • Botvins to 7th grade students
  • Synar/youth tobacco compliance
  • Physician Trainings
  • Community presentations on Monitor, Secure, Dispose- Opioid Abuse education

   

 

Use the TalkSooner app for tips on how to talk to your kids about not using alcohol or other drugs.