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IMPACT Waxahachie and Drug Prevention Resources

City of Waxahachie, April 2017

Shari Phillips, IMPACT Communities/DFC Project Manager shares with us that the City of Waxahachie Mayor, Kevin Strength has signed a proclamation for April to be "Alcohol Awareness Month". The Proclamation provides vital statistics on the effects of Alcohol on youth, families and the community and calls upon all members of the community in Waxahachie to support efforts that will provide early education about alcoholism and addiction.. […]

 

 

 

Impact Navarro County

Corsicana Daily Sun Thurs, March 9, 2017

Keeping pills off the streets. P&S Pharmacy's drug drop-off collects unused medications. Drugs, and the use thereof, have been in the local news of late. The police chief and the sheriff are both committed to to getting illegal drugs off the streets of Corsicana and Navarro County.. […]

 

 

DFC Waxahachie

Now Magazine, February 2017

The hearts of the people who work for DPR are big and their vision for a Drug-Free community is even bigger. [...]

By Jill Martinez. Photos by Amy Ramirez. Courtesy of WaxahachieNOW Magazine, a NOW Magazines, L.L.C. publication. www.nowmagazines.com

 

 

Drug Prevention Resources

North Dallas Gazette Thurs, September 15, 2016

 
The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, a national nonprofit committed to helping families struggling with their son or daughter’s substance use, announced last week that Partnership for a Drug-Free Texas, an initiative of Drug Prevention Resources, will become their newest Alliance Partner. Based in Dallas, Drug Prevention Resources is the oldest drug prevention agency in Texas. […]
 

IMPACT Navarro County

Corsicana Daily Sun, July 19, 2016

The 10th anniversary of this back-to-school rally and partnership with the local NAACP chapter is set for August 13 and will include appearances by local sports personalities Wesley Johnson, LA Clippers; Louis Vasquez, Denver Broncos, and Danieal Manning, Houston Texans.

 

IMPACT Garland

Garland Texan, May 4, 2016

Prescription Drug Drop Box Available -- At the April 27 ribbon cutting Jana Jansson, IMPACT Garland coordinator, said that this community resource has three purposes: 1) To collect excess, unwanted or expired prescription drugs that are usually kept in the home medicine cabinet where they may be accessible to others, including youth, 2) To ensure that these drugs are disposed of safely and kept out of the water supply and soil and 3) To inform the public of the dangers of these drugs when in the wrong hands.

 

IMPACT Cedar Hill

City Hub, May 2, 2016

Agapito Chavez and the IMPACT coalition led a hugely successful Rx Take-back effort on April 30 in Cedar Hill. They collected eight boxes of unused, unwanted and expired prescriptions in less than three hours while representatives from local enforcement and the Drug Enforcement Administration oversaw the collection. The next official take-back date is scheduled for Novemer but residents can use the coalition's permanent dropbox any time. 

 

 

IMPACT Cedar Hill

Now Magazine, May 2016

Just a stone’s throw away from some of North Texas’ largest cities, Cedar Hill’s bucolic, yet modern charm is not often associated with the challenges neighboring urban centers face when it comes to youth substance use.  including youth, 2) To ensure that these drugs are disposed of safely and kept out of the water supply and soil and 3) To inform the public of the dangers of these drugs when in the wrong hands. […]

 
 
 

IMPACT Navarro County

Corsicana Daily Sun, January 23, 2016

"Alvis Reeves, director of IMPACT Navarro, announced that this drug disposal unit is a tremendous public service by P & S Pharmacy. We have been working on this project to locate one in Corsicana for the past two years. Trena Weidman, a leader in drug health, has accepted the challenge of installing one in her store. IMPACT Navarro was able to assist in this project through a grant from a local foundation. This will help make our community safer and healthier for our youth."

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 

 

 

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