November 4, 2020
Ray County Meeting
Mark Your Calendars
For Future Ray County Coalition Meetings
Upcoming Training Opportunities
Suicide Prevention Conference
The Missouri Suicide Prevention Conference is going virtual! July 30th will be a full day of exciting and relevant Keynote Presentations, and then there will be one webinar every other Thursday starting August 6th through October 29th. The virtual conference is free unless you would like continuing education. If so, the cost is $20 per person. Questions can be directed to email@example.com.
Trauma-Informed Training Opportunity
KC Northland Strong, a collaborative working to build a trauma- informed and resilient Northland, recognizes the stress and trauma caused by COVID-19. In response, they are providing this FREE, 1-hour training via Zoom to organizations, businesses, and companies in Clay, Platte and Ray Counties. The training will identify the trauma we are all experiencing and our responses, but more importantly, will guide attendees in developing self-care skills and building pillars of resilience.
Check It OUt!
There is HOPE and HELP!
Stay In Touch
Get Smart About Drugs, a DEA resource for parents, educators, and caregivers, has developed a quiz to test how well you know drug slang! Words like “bliss”, “pebbles”, and “groceries” probably sound innocent enough. But some try to hide their drug use through code words of slang. Learn about popular drug slang terms while testing your knowledge by taking this quiz.
Prevention Work Continues!
September’s blog discusses “7 Things to Consider As You Send Your Child Back to School.” How to prepare your child for a safe and productive school year whether the they are in the classroom or in the home.
With Tri-County Mental Health Services, Youth With Vision’s primary Focus is to work with our schools and communities to decrease alcohol and other drug use by teens so that all youth in Clay, Platte, and Ray county have the opportunity to reach their full potential.