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January 2022 in Prevention


Greetings and Happy New Year!


Here’s what’s happening in prevention this month:


Monday 1/3/22: The Suicide Prevention Task Force met and discussed expanding use of the community mental health fund; planned a QPR schedule for the next 3 months; reviewed the decrease in Title 25 numbers in 2021.


Tuesday 1/11/22 — 12 - 1PM: The Tobacco Task Force meets at noon online on zoom and in person at Public Health. Includes lunch, RSVP required for lunch! The team will be reviewing and discussing possible strategies for the 2022-2024 grant cycle. The current grant cycle concentrated on adult tobacco cessation and promoting smoke free businesses. We would like to do more with youth in the next grant cycle. See below for the full agenda. Contact Trisha for the Zoom link:


Wednesday 1/12/22 — 10:30 - 11:30AM on ZOOM: Sublette Community Mental Health Fund Q & A with Melinda Bobo. Do you have questions about what the fund can and cannot do, who can use the fund, how does the fund work? This is an opportunity to ask and hear from others.

Contact Trisha for the Zoom link:


Thursday 1/13/22 — 12- 1 PM SPC LUNCH Online on zoom and in person at St. Andrew’s Church, lower level. Includes lunch! RSVP REQUIRED for lunch! Contact Trisha for the Zoom link:


Are you interested in learning more about the effects of cannabis on youth and effects of cannabis on driving? The next 5 webinars from The International Academy on the Science and Impacts of Cannabis (IASIC) are 1 hour learning opportunities from doctors around the US and Canada, anyone interested may join:


February 8, 2022 - Marijuana and the Pediatric Patient: Psychosocial Screening and Intervention in the Age of Legal Marijuana

February 17, 2022 - Cannabis and Mental Health in Young People

February 24, 2022 - Marijuana's Impact on Driving

March 1, 2022 - Cannabis and the Adolescent Brain

April 5, 2022 - Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Cannabis Use Disorder: A Toxic Couple


You must register in advance for these free 1 hour webinars, here is the link to register: https://julnet.swoogo.com/iasic-seminars/1510302

Wyoming Public Media has produced a 3 part series on Youth Suicide in Wyoming called “Cowboy Up” that came out this past week. You can listen online or download the podcast from this site: https://themodernwest.org/


Please call/text/email me with any questions.

I wish you all a safe and healthy January with lots of fun in our beautiful snow.


Trisha

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