Rockwood Drug-Free Coalition provides leadership, education and resources to prevent and address substance abuse among youth.
Funding is provided through a federal Drug-Free Communities grant award, as well as additional state and regional grant awards and in-kind contributions from many community partners.
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Thank you to the many students who submitted substance abuse prevention posters and videos for this year's As Seen By Teens contest! We are pleased to announce the following winners:
First Place - Middle School Second Place - Middle School
Caroline Karsten Emma Watson
Rockwood Valley, Gr 8 Holy Infant, Gr 7
Third Place - Middle School First Place - High School Second Place - HS
Saira Ingram Anna Alt Brandon Ingli
Selvidge, Gr 6 Marquette, Gr 9 Marquette, Gr 9
Third Place - High School People's Choice - Middle School
Lucy Zhu Miranda Krentz
Marquette, Gr 9 Holy Infant, Gr 7
PSA Video Winners and Links:
1st place: Molly Grotha and Grace Prosperi, Marquette seniors
2nd place: Ariel Sierra and Ali Main, Marquette seniors
3rd place: Nick Weaver and Ryan Giesing, Eureka freshmen
1st place: Haley Krey, LaSalle Springs 8th grader
2nd place: Ian Watson-Hirsch, Kevin Dunne and Drew Hediger, Holy Infant 7th graders
3rd place: Noah Wooten, Tommy Licata and Tommy Whitaker, Holy Infant 7th graders
Skate Party: Sponsored by CAPY, RDFC, Chesterfield Police Dept and Others
2/28 7:30-9:30 pm at the Hardee's Iceplex. See below.
"But, Mom, It's Just Pot" town hall meeting: Parkway South Middle School, 3/4 6:30 pm, sponsored by Alliance for Healthy Communities, RDFC, Crossroads and other treatment providers.
Rockwood Drug-Free Coalition Wins Missouri Coalition of the Year
Rockwood Drug-Free Coalition has been recognized as the 2013 Coalition of the Year by ACT Missouri and the Missouri Division of Behavioral Health. The award – presented at the 2013 year-end annual substance abuse prevention conference in Lake Ozarks, Missouri – honors a coalition that has demonstrated sustained excellence in the areas of community outreach, advocacy, media, education and training.
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Fabulous 1-hour webcast. Click on screen to view now. Additional webcasts on marijuana, heroin, other prescription drugs and underage drinking are also available through this link.
Medication Abuse Super Parent Class Social Hosting Ordinances
Youth involvement is a critical component of substance abuse prevention. We encourage teens to serve as student advisors to the coalition and as mentors to younger students. We provide leadership training and seek engagement in all aspects of our strategic planning and program implementation.
If you need resources on substance abuse or the number of a hotline, click here.