Helping Parents Prevent Youth Substance Abuse
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Parents, need help having the drug talk? There's an app for that.

Parents- do you need help with keeping up on the latest trends but you don't have a smart phone?  Check out our parent resource page for a list of resources that you might find helpful.  

The DEA has also updated their parent webpage with lots of new information and resources:

http://www.getsmartaboutdrugs.com/

Upcoming Events

Knowsmoke Zombie Walk - October 25 2014 at 11:00 AM

The Knowsmoke Coalition invites you to become a Knowsmoke Zombie on Saturday October 25, 2014…a day to promote a Smoke-Free Generation! The Knowsmoke Zombie Walk starts at 12:30pm (check-in at 11:00am) at the LC Walker Arena and ends at the Muskegon Farmers Market. From 1:00-3:00 pm there will be family fun activities, music, dancing, and more. Prize money will be awarded for the worst dressed zombie so, come looking your scariest. T-shirts will be available for the first 100 students to register. Youth age 13 and under need to be accompanied by an adult. No pets, roller blades, bicycles, smoking or weapons allowed for the safety of all participants.

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Supporting Communities
TalkSooner.org is a joint effort between the following West Michigan counties:

Featured Drug: E-Cigarettes

E-cigarettes (electronic cigarettes) are battery-operated devices that simulate tobacco smoking. The devices contain a heating element and a liquid solution. When the user sucks on the device, a sensor activates the heating element, which vaporizes the liquid solution and enables the user to inhale it. The liquid solutions come in many different flavors and typically contain nicotine, although there are solutions available that do not contain nicotine.


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