Mayor's Task Force on Youth Alcohol and Drug Use

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Northfield Community Invited: State of Using Documentary, March 10th, 2015, 7 p.m., Weitz Center, Carleton College

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 4:04pm

Community members, including youth and their families, are invited to attend an event that’s being co-sponsored by Arcadia Charter School, West Hills Lodge, and the Northfield Mayor’s Task Force on Youth Alcohol and Drug Use.  Those who attend will view a 30-minute documentary created by youth and featuring youth throughout MN who have been affected by addiction.  Following the documentary, local community members whose lives have been touched by addiction will be on hand to share their stories and answer questions from audience members.  Click on the flyer for details.

Northfield State of Using Flyer

State of Using documentary screening and panel discussion, Tuesday, March 10th, 7-9 p.m., Weitz Center, Carleton College

Read more from this article in the Northfield News, by MTF member Joan Janusz.

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Carleton student shares her view: Mental illness in the media is an inaccurate portrayal

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 11:44am

Read more from Carleton student Kirsten Orth, who contributed this article on behalf of the Mayor’s Task Force.  Kirsten shares her view on the negative effects of inaccurate media portrayals of mental illness.  It originally appeared in the Northfield News on Wednesday, February 4th, 2015.  Find helpful information and mental health resources from the Rice County Mental Health Collective website, rcmhc.org.

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