We Remember…

September is National Recovery Month… Although recovery is possible, unfortunately, some are unable to find their path to recovery before it’s too late… We pause to remember these beautiful souls […] Read More


About Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders…

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), drug addiction is classified as a mental illness. Addiction changes the brain in fundamental ways, disturbing a person’s normal hierarchy of […] Read More


ALCOHOL AWARENESS MONTH DURING COVID-19

Submitted by Crissy Groenewegen, M.S. CAPE’s Community Prevention Educator April is Alcohol Awareness Month. During this time prevention agencies and prevention educators across the country produce campaigns that provide statistics, […] Read More


Vaping & COVID-19

Is There a Link Between Vaping and Coronavirus (COVID-19)? A lot of people are asking this very question… We already know there is conclusive evidence that traditional cigarette smoking increases […] Read More


Tips for a Safe Prom & High-School Graduation Season

  Help keep your teen safe and make this season one to remember for all the right reasons…   1. SET CURFEWS Teen car crashes and deaths increase exponentially late […] Read More


It’s not pestering… It’s parenting

Every day it seems that we hear about kids using a new drug, such as K2, Molly, or Bath Salts.  Although the drugs change over time, alcohol is still the […] Read More


Serving Alcohol to Teens: Unsafe, Illegal, and Irresponsible

  The legal drinking age protects kids. Did you know that since laws established 21 as the minimum drinking age, the likelihood that a 15-20 year old driver will be […] Read More


Facts About Alcohol Poisoning…

Some people laugh at the behavior of others who are drunk. Some think it’s even funnier when they pass out. But there is nothing funny about the aspiration of vomit […] Read More


Teen Drinking & Driving – A Dangerous Mix

Car crashes are the #1 killer of teens, taking about 3,000 young lives every year. The most dangerous time on the road for teens is the period between Memorial Day […] Read More


Drugged Driving: The Facts

Use of illegal drugs or misuse of prescription drugs can make driving a car unsafe—just like driving after drinking alcohol. Drugged driving not only puts the driver at risk, but […] Read More