Educating About Youth Marijuana Use The following graphics were shared across our social media pages and in the Dillon Tribune newspaper to bring awareness about marijuana use amongst youth. These benches are also displayed around town to provide facts about marijuana use and how it affects the developing brain and impairs driving. Montana Marijuana FactsContinue reading “Marijuana Awareness Campaign”
Montana’s biggest weekend is here. And with that we are happy to announce the return of the alcohol-free zone. The Jaycees have graciously offered the southwest chute stands for the Be the Change 406 Youth Coalition to host their alcohol-free zone. This area will be monitored by adult volunteers to ensure that the zone staysContinue reading “Labor Day Alcohol-Free Zone at the Concert”
In efforts to discourage drinking and driving for the upcoming weekend celebrations, the Beaverhead County DUI Task Force is offering free rides again for anyone who calls. Flyers and cards will be distributed across town. Information will also be shared on social media and the radio station. Hours of service will start Friday @ 8pmContinue reading “DUI Task Force To Sponsor Free Rides for Labor Day Weekend”
On Wednesday, APRIL 28 at 9 a.m. and a repeat presentation at 7 p.m. in the Frontier Event Center (former Shopko), Deputy Sheriff Dave Gomez will present on “HIDDEN DANGERS: SOCIAL MEDIA & INTERNET” and the significant, negative impact on our youth from excessive screen time. Because of the role you play in youth development, educating future teachers, guidanceContinue reading “Family Mental Health Series ~ Part 3”
FAMILY MENTAL HEALTH ~ SPEAKING SERIES ~ PART 2 OF 3Guests were able to join virtually or come to Parkview Elementary Cafeteria for an evening with Michelle Pinnow, Billings therapist, LCPC. Michelle specializes in work with youth, addiction and trauma. She spoke to parents/guardians on how to support their own mental wellness as well asContinue reading “Family Mental Health Series”
On Wednesday, March 17, Parkview Elementary hosted about 60 guests for a presentation by Dr. Skinner focused on how to talk to kids/students on a variety of sensitive topics. This was the 1st of a 3-part speaking series on children and mental health. About 30 guests joined via Zoom, and another 30 watched in-person atContinue reading “Family Mental Health Night”
Friday, December 4th, 2020 Be the Change 406 Youth Coalition sold hot chocolate during the Annual Christmas Stroll, and donated the proceeds to the BCHS Key Club who raised funds for the local food bank.
October 23-30 is Red Ribbon Week, and the theme this year is “Be Happy, Be Brave, Be Drug Free”. We’ve got lots planned including a Red Ribbon Week themed Escape Room for 3rd – 8th graders. We will also be kicking off our first Red Carpet Youth Video Project and promoting the video contest throughoutContinue reading “Red Ribbon Week”
Friday, September 11 Be the Change 406 Coalition hosted the first Drive-in Movie night behind the Town & Country grocery store. The weather was perfect, and we had a great turnout and had a blast watching the Sandlot.
Each day this week, SAMHSA will focus on a specific health theme related to prevention. SAMHSA provides free publications, tip sheets, and resource centers for each of the 2020 daily themes to educate and discuss in your community: Monday, May 11: Preventing Prescription Drug and Opioid Misuse Visit: SAMHSA’s Prevention Technology Transfer Center Network Tuesday, MayContinue reading “National Prevention Week 2020 (May 10 – 16, 2020)”