Category: Drug Prevention

March Northside Urban Coalition

The Northside Urban Coalition is a Drug Free Communities project of the Hawthorne Neighborhood Council’s Health & Well-being initiative. NSUC is focused on preventing youth substance use in North Minneapolis and educates them to build trust in authority, live stress free and maintain a safe living and working environment.

The Northside Urban Coalition project will address:
Opioids use
Marijuana awareness
Underage smoking
Underage drinking

Professionals and Community partners will discuss vaping and why people do vs those who don’t vape. We will also explore the underage smoking increase.

November Hawthorne Huddle

November Hawthorne Huddle

Link to the Minneapolis COVID/Opioid Project presentation: COVID Assistance: or call 612-348-3000 (8am – 8pm, 7 days a week, different languages available). Rental assistance: Minneapolis COVID Dashboard: NorthPoint Community Food...

Beyond Smoke and Mirrors: Science-Based Marijuana Prevention Webinar

Each one hour long Zoom Webinar will feature our 2 speakers giving a 40 minutes PowerPoint Presentation followed by a 15 minutes Q&A by the attendees utilizing the chat box. All five of the hour long Zoom webinars will feature the same information. These events are FREE and are open to the public. We hope to see you at one of the five Zoom Webinars coming in September and October. Registration links below. A recorded version of the webinars will be made available following the event.

Register Now: 4th Annual HIDTA Prevention Summit

The Office of National Drug Control Policy’s (ONDCP) National High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Program Office (NHPO) and A Division for Advancing Prevention and Treatment (ADAPT) are pleased to invite you to participate in the 4th Annual Prevention Summit, titled Advancing Substance Use Prevention in HIDTA Communities: Standards, Strategies, and Support. This virtual event will be held Thursday, October 8th from 8:30-5:00 PM EST.

Survey Results: Youth Tobacco Use

Survey Results: Youth Tobacco Use

In the Early Stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, there was an overwhelming amount of research regarding COVID-19 and
health outcomes for tobacco users. Knowing there are negative health impacts intertwined with COVID-19 and tobacco
users, we were curious to see if young people changed their usage due to the pandemic.