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Welcome to the Kenyon-Wanamingo CHI Town Hall Meeting : 

Welcome to the Kenyon-Wanamingo CHI Town Hall Meeting Healthy Kids ~ Healthy Families ~ Healthy Communities

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Agenda Welcome & CHI Introduction  Presentation of Local Statistics Presentation by Lee Sjolander Open Discussion & Questions Session Wrap-up Healthy Kids Healthy Families Healthy Communities

Welcome &CHI Introduction : 

Welcome &CHI Introduction Healthy Kids ~ Healthy Families ~ Healthy Communities What is the CHI?

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Vision: Create and maintain safe and healthy Goodhue County communities. Mission: To enhance the quality of life of Goodhue County families and citizens by promoting chemical health. Goals: Reduce substance abuse among youth and, over time, among adults by addressing the factors in each Goodhue County community that increase the risk of substance abuse and promoting the factors that minimize the risk of substance abuse. Establish and strengthen collaboration among all sectors in each Goodhue County community to prevent underage drinking and substance abuse among youth. Healthy Kids ~ Healthy Families ~ Healthy Communities

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What We Are NOT: We are not Law Enforcement. We do, however, support law enforcement in their efforts to enforce the law. We are not the Court System: We do, however, support the court system in their efforts to uphold the law. We are not against legal, responsible alcohol use. Healthy Kids ~ Healthy Families ~ Healthy Communities

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Visit us on the Web! Coalition Websites: Main Coalition Site: www.chi-goodhue.org Parent Network Site: www.chi-parentnetwork.org Youth Site: www.chi-howie.org Social Networking Sites: Facebook: www.facebook.com Simply type in CHI Goodhue in the search bar to find us and then become a fan. Blogspot: http://www.chemicalhealthinitiative.blogspot.com/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/CHIParentNet

Presentation of Local Statistics & Information : 

Presentation of Local Statistics & Information Healthy Kids ~ Healthy Families ~ Healthy Communities

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Did you know…. “Youth who drink before the age 15 are six times more likely to develop alcohol dependence than those who begin drinking at the age of 21.”

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Did you know…. “Underage drinkers are responsible for almost 20% of all alcohol consumed in the United States.”

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Did you know…. “Kids who learn about the risks of marijuana and other illicit drugs from their parents are far less likely to use drugs.”

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What’s happening in Kenyon/Wanamingo... The Minnesota Student Survey is administered every three years to public school students in Grades 6, 9, and 12 statewide. This is a summary of the data collected for students in Kenyon/Wanamingo during the last three surveys. The surveys were administered in the spring of 2004, 2007 and 2010.

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Median Age of Onset In Kenyon-Wanamingo

Kenyon/Wanamingo Statistics30 Day Use Trends : 

Alcohol Kenyon/Wanamingo Statistics30 Day Use Trends

Kenyon/Wanamingo Statistics30 Day Use Trends : 

Marijuana Kenyon/Wanamingo Statistics30 Day Use Trends

Kenyon/Wanamingo Statistics30 Day Use Trends : 

Tobacco Kenyon/Wanamingo Statistics30 Day Use Trends

Kenyon/Wanamingo Statistics30 Day Use Trends : 

Smokeless Tobacco Kenyon/Wanamingo Statistics30 Day Use Trends

Kenyon/Wanamingo Statistics : 

Students use of alcohol or drugs is problem at this school – Strongly Agree & Agree (Average %) Alcohol use in the past year Kenyon/Wanamingo Statistics

Kenyon/Wanamingo Statistics : 

Any Binge drinking in the past 2 weeks (%) Drove Drunk/Drugged in the past 12 months (%) Kenyon/Wanamingo Statistics

Kenyon/Wanamingo Statistics : 

Rode with a friend who had been Drinking or Using Drugs in the past 12 Months (%) Any Marijuana & Alcohol use in the past 12 months (%) Kenyon/Wanamingo Statistics

Kenyon/Wanamingo StatisticsPrescription Drug Use (Not prescribed by a physician) in Past 12 Months : 

Kenyon/Wanamingo StatisticsPrescription Drug Use (Not prescribed by a physician) in Past 12 Months

Kenyon/Wanamingo Statistics : 

2010 Past Year Methamphetamine use (%) Kenyon/Wanamingo Statistics In this survey, the females reported that the frequency they used Methamphetamines in the last 12 months was approximately 20-39 times. Inhalant Use (Glue, Aerosol Sprays, etc.) in Past 12 Months

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Drug use starts early and peaks in the teen years Evidence from surveys

Current Issues/TrendsBased on 2010 County-wide Youth Focus Groups : 

Accessibility – alcohol, tobacco, marijuana Kids are getting alcohol from their homes, their friends, parties, other family members and parents. Kids are stating that marijuana is easy to get, they say that it is easily accessed at school. Why they choose to use – cost, accessibility, parent attitudes, “nothing to do” Suggestions from youth – focus prevention message on adults/parents Current Issues/TrendsBased on 2010 County-wide Youth Focus Groups

Social Host Law : 

Social Host Law It is unlawful for any person(s) to Host or Allow an Event or Gathering At any residence, premises, or on any other private or public property; Where alcohol or alcoholic beverages are present; When the person knows or reasonably should know that an underage person (under 21) will or does consume any alcohol or alcoholic beverage; or possess any alcohol or alcoholic beverage with the intent to consume it; and The person fails to take reasonable steps to prevent possession or consumption by the underage person(s). A person is criminally responsible for violating the above The host does not have to be present to be held criminally responsible. Penalty. Violation of Subdivision 4 is a misdemeanor.

Youth who drink alcohol are more likely to experience…. : 

School problems, such as higher absence and poor or failing grades. Social problems, such as fighting and lack of participation in youth activities. Legal problems, such as arrest for driving or physically hurting someone while drunk. Physical problems, such as hangovers or illnesses. Unwanted, unplanned, and unprotected sexual activity. Disruption of normal growth and sexual development. Physical and sexual assault. Higher risk for suicide and homicide. Youth who drink alcohol are more likely to experience….

Presentation byLee Sjolander : 

Presentation byLee Sjolander Healthy Kids ~ Healthy Families ~ Healthy Communities

Questions ~ Open Discussion : 

Questions ~ Open Discussion Healthy Kids ~ Healthy Families ~ Healthy Communities

Session Wrap-UpWe want to hear from you! Please submit any comments, questions and or suggestions to Stacy Larson at Stacy.Larson@chi-goodhue.org or via phone at (651)385-6105 : 

Session Wrap-UpWe want to hear from you! Please submit any comments, questions and or suggestions to Stacy Larson at Stacy.Larson@chi-goodhue.org or via phone at (651)385-6105 Healthy Kids ~ Healthy Families ~ Healthy Communities

Thank you for coming!We appreciate your help in making a difference in our community! : 

Thank you for coming!We appreciate your help in making a difference in our community! Healthy Kids ~ Healthy Families ~ Healthy Communities

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