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Priorities & Initiatives Light & Unite RED

Light & Unite RED 

Light & Unite RED is coordinated by Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division and Milwaukee County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition and supported by a high number of community partners.

Drug Facts - Learn the Real Deal

Each day Jan. 25-29, 2016 a Drug Fact Sheet will be available to view and to share. Share the PDF drug fact sheets, Milwaukee County Department of Health and Human Services Facebook posts, and tweet about the facts at #lightuniteRed 

Monday drug focus:Prescription Drug/Heroin Fact Sheet and Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division video

Tuesday drug focus: Marijuana Fact Sheet 

Wednesday drug focus: Synthetic drugs Fact Sheet and Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division video

Thursday drug focus: Alcohol drugs Fact Sheet and Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division video

Friday drug focus: Tobacco/E-Cigs Fact Sheet and Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division video

 

 

Test Your Knowledge

TAKE A BRIEF DRUG FACTS SURVEY to determine if you know the real deal about the drugs impacting our community. Click here to view the drug facts quiz and answers.

 

Resources

February 15 attend the Heroin Summit at Whitnall High School (5000 S 116th St., Greenfield). Resource fair begins at 5:00pm. Presentation concluding around 8:00pm. 

 

PREVENTION: 

National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens

Partnership for Drug Free Kids

Dose of Reality

West Allis West Milwaukee Coalition

Franklin Area Parents and Students United

27th Street Coalition

Milwaukee County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition (MCSAP)

 

TREATMENT:

For local resources and treatment options, dial 2-1-1 or visit IMPACT Inc. website

 

 

What is Light & Unite RED?

Light & Unite RED campaign’s purpose is to put a spotlight on the dangers of substance abuse and unite the community to engage in prevention, encourage treatment, and support recovery. Light and Unite RED is coordinated by Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division and Milwaukee County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition and supported by multiple community partners.

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