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Upcoming Events

  • Mini Training With Idaho Liquor Division
    Mini Training With Idaho Liquor Division
    Dec 06, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    https://us06web.zoom.us/j/94077048680
    Learn how Idaho benefits from being a controlled State when it comes to Alcohol!
  • Webinar with Laura Stack with Johnny's Ambassadors
    Webinar with Laura Stack with Johnny's Ambassadors
    Nov 17, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    Zoom Event
    Learn about the dangers of today’s high-THC marijuana on adolescent brain development, mental illness, and suicide.
  • Online Webinar with Shelby's Rules
    Online Webinar with Shelby's Rules
    Oct 20, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM MST
    https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81713458278
    "Most kids don't know that the only way to save that person's life if he or she has in fact had too much to drink is to get medical attention immediately."
  • CCI Fall Virtual Prevention Conference
    CCI Fall Virtual Prevention Conference
    Oct 04, 9:00 AM – Oct 05, 4:00 PM
    Zoom
    Come out and learn new information on working in the prevention field.
  • Project Filter youth in schools & commercial tobacco.
    Project Filter youth in schools & commercial tobacco.
    Sep 22, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Zoom
    In this presentation Lindsey and Cas will walk through the presentation Project Filter provides to youth in schools about commercial tobacco and vaping and will then discuss trends and information for parents, guardians, and educators.
  • Effective Grant Writing
    Effective Grant Writing
    Aug 03, 1:00 PM – Aug 24, 5:00 PM
    Online Workshop
    When you complete this workshop you will have the confidence to write a polished, professional, effective grant proposal.
  • Keep Idaho From Going To Pot
    Keep Idaho From Going To Pot
    Jun 09, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM MST
    Zoom Event
    Learn where we are now after the legislative session and how we can successfully keep Idaho from going to POT!
  • CCI 2021 Spring Training Conference
    CCI 2021 Spring Training Conference
    May 03, 9:00 AM MST – May 04, 5:00 PM MST
    Hilton Garden Inn, 700 Lindsay Blvd, Idaho Falls, ID 83402, USA
    The Spring CCI Conference will provide key trainings and a celebration of the work that was done in October 2020.
  • Suicide Prevention Fundamentals
    Suicide Prevention Fundamentals
    Apr 29, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Online Webinar
    Suicide Prevention Fundamentals Instruction (SPFI)™ In partnership with the Idaho Lives Project Virtual Training
  • Marijuana & Idaho Legislature
    Marijuana & Idaho Legislature
    Jan 06, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM MST
    https://zoom.us/j/91756044619
    Longtime prevention advocate and newly elected legislative member Marco Erickson will host a 60 min training on Idaho and marijuana.
  • How to host Effective Virtual Meetings
    How to host Effective Virtual Meetings
    Nov 17, 2020, 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM
    https://zoom.us/j/2164052836
    In this era of remote working, you can still move forward toward your team’s goals!
  • Free Prevention Training
    Free Prevention Training
    Sep 09, 2019, 9:00 AM – Sep 10, 2019, 1:00 PM
    Eastern Idaho Public Health , 1250 Hollipark Dr, Idaho Falls, ID 83401, USA
    This is a FREE two-day conference, provided by The Community Coalitions of Idaho and Northwest Prevention Technology Transfer Center (NWPTTC). Day one participants will learn essential components of sustainability, day two will focus on Idaho prevention collaboration in a unconference format.

News Watch 

Update: CBD shop owners say they will open in Boise mall this month

The owners of a series of marijana dispensaries and CBD shops in Oregon say they will open in Boise’s mall later this month.

After Daughter's Fatal Overdose, Ex-DEA Officer Turns Focus to Treatment

NBC Boston, 2019

Kevin Simmers spent 30 years fighting the war on drugs, targeting users and dealers in Maryland. But when the opioid crisis hit closer to home, the former narcotics officer changed his perspective on addiction and began waging a different war on the drug problem.

CRIME Nearly 60 people arrested for DUI in the Treasure Valley over the Christmas holiday

7KTVB, 2018

While most us were celebrating the Christmas holiday, officers across Idaho were out on patrol.

The Latest: Idaho now plans action against OxyContin maker

The flurry of legal actions against the company that makes OxyContin is intensifying.

Little says new law will give Idaho nation's broadest opioid-reversal drug access

Idaho Press

Idaho is on track to have the broadest naloxone-access law in the nation, Gov. Brad LIttle declared this morning, as he signed HB 12 into law, making the opioid-overdose-reversing drug available from any licensed or registered health care professional, to be given to anyone with “a valid reason” to possess it. That could mean first responders, family members, drug users themselves, or anyone who is likely to be able to help someone suffering from an opioid overdose by administering the drug. “No doctor visit is required, and it can be accessed by anyone in a position to help someone at risk,” Little said.

Opioid Deaths In Teens And Children Almost Tripled In The Past 20 Years

Frobes, 2018

According to results of a retrospective study in JAMA, nearly 9,000 teens and children died from opioid overdoses in the past 2 decades , almost tripling the number of pediatric opioid-related deaths during that time span.

Idaho State Police make record-setting drug bust in eastern Idaho

Post Register, 2018

Idaho State Police seized more than 800 pounds of marijuana with an estimated value of more than $3 million dollars.

Project Echo gives Idaho doctors new tools to combat opioid addiction

Post Register, 2018

They call in from tablets at home and from computers in their hospital offices, representing Moscow, Couer d’Alene, Shoshone, Hailey. At Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, the call is displayed on a TV screen in a staff room and residency nurses eat lunch while they listen in. The largest group gathers in a conference room in Boise, a dozen experts from local hospitals, the Department of Health and Welfare and recovery networks.

ADA COUNTY DEPUTY USES NARCAN TO SAVE 16-YEAR-OLD'S LIFE

KTVB, 2018

BOISE — So far this year in Ada County, 105 people have died from drug overdoses. According to the Ada County Sheriff's Office, the majority of cases involve middle-aged adults. One recent case shows kids are also getting close to opioids.