Newaygo County Partners in Prevention & Recovery

Purpose and Background

Align and integrate services in Newaygo County that reduce behavioral risk factors and engage the community in supporting all aspects of recovery.

Newaygo County Regional Educational Services Agency (NC RESA) works in conjunction with local human service agencies to provide meaningful substance abuse prevention services to local schools, community groups, and businesses. As an affiliate we value evidence based practices and work hard to impact and create community change. The affiliate strives to build programming thorugh consistent evaluation of programs, research of local needs, and constant interaction with community members.

Activities

  • Drug Prevention Education in public and private schools
  • Enforcement Zones and Alcohol and Tobacco Compliance Checks provided by the Newaygo County Sheriff's Office
  • Vendor Education for all vendors in Newaygo County who sell alcohol or tobacco products provided by NC RESA and the District Health Department
  • Synar Checks
  • Diversion Programs for teens involved with alcohol, tobacco, and shoplifting through the Newaygo County Circuit Court
  • Ongoing Data Collection for Individuals Involved in High Risk Behaviors
  • Prevention Counseling groups in the middle and high schools of each district provided by Arbor Circle
  • AlcoholEdu program piloted in Newaygo High School for the school year 2009-2010

Funded through Clinton-Eaton-Ingham Community Mental Health, located in East Lansing

Participating Agencies and Organizations

27th Circuit Court,  NC RESA (Newaygo Co. Regional Educational Service Agency) 
Arbor Circle Newaygo Co. Sheriff’s Office
Clinton-Eaton-Ingham Community Mental Health PRIDE of Newaygo County
CMH (Newaygo Co. Mental Health) Senior Coordinating Council
DHS (Newaygo Co. Department of Human Services) The Times-Indicator
District Health Department #10 TrueNorth Community Services
Family Health Care White Cloud Public Schools
The Farm Where Living Things Grow WISE (Women’s Information Service)

Lead Agency

NC RESA (Newaygo County Regional Educational Service Agency)

Coordinator

Kaleigh Haase
Coordinator of Health and Prevention
NC RESA
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(231) 652-3619

Chair

Lt. Chad Palmiter
Newaygo Co. Sheriff's Dept.

Meetings

The Partners for Prevention and Recovery meet monthly on the third Tuesday at 9:00 a.m. at CMH.

Upcoming

August 19, 2014, 9:00 a.m. at CMH

September 16, 2014, 9:00 a.m. at CMH

October 21, 2014, 9:00 a.m. at CMH

November 18, 2014, 9:00 a.m. at CMH

December 16, 2014, 9:00 a.m. at CMH

Resources

Website

Facebook page

Introductory Brochure

July 2014 Newsletter