Thank you to everyone who helped out or stopped and said hello during the Renville County Fair!
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is encouraging Minnesota health care providers to be on alert for novel cases of severe lung disease potentially related to vaping and e-cigarette use among teens and young adults. Children’s Minnesota has reported finding four cases of severe lung injury in the metro area potentially related to vaping. These […]
Parent and school education on vaping from the CATCH My Breath program.
The Department of Health & Human Services’ (HHS) program, Adolescent Health: Think, Act, Grow® (TAG), is a national call to action to improve adolescent health in the United States. TAG calls upon organizations and individuals to prioritize activities that can support the health and development of all 42 million adolescent Americans. One component of […]
For Alcohol Awareness Month in April, the Cedar Mountain STARS (Students Thinking About Responsible Solutions) sponsored a dance for grades 6, 7 and 8. Students were treated to music, open gym activities and prizes.
Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart High School hosted a distracted driving event on May 2nd as part of Safe and Sober Week.
RAPAD was featured as the community spotlight on 100.1 Big Country sharing information about alcohol awareness. Click play to listen!
Watch Annie Tepfer’s, RAPAD Coalition Chair, interview about the awesome prevention work being done in Renville County.
3,000 Community Leaders Convene at CADCA’s National Leadership Forum to Discuss Opioid Epidemic, JUULing, Marijuana, & Other Substance Abuse Prevention Trends Annie Tepfer, DFC Coalition Coordinator for RAPAD-Renville Alliance for the Prevention of Alcohol and Drugs and Andrew Pelz, Renville County Restorative Justice Coordinator united at CADCA’s (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America) 27th Annual National Leadership […]
RAPAD Coalition Meeting Minutes December 19th, 201 12:00 to 1:30pm, Max’s Grill, Olivia, MN Present: Lamont Jacobson/Chair, Annie Tepfer/RAPAD Coalition, Dave Torgelson/County Attorney, Virginia Sullivan/Secretary, Chuck Blum/KOLV/Vice Chair, Leah Schueler/SHIP, Bill Schmitz/Hometown Bank, Heidi Sticha/RC Hospital, Janine Kramer/Olivia House of Hope, Shereen Frank/RCW Schools, Janette Oehlers/Guia […]