Alcohol Server Training
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Alcohol Server Training

The Prevention Team offers trainings for any businesses that sell or serve alcohol, and to any group that may be serving alcohol at an event. This is a skills-based certification led by a Certified Prevention Specialist called, Training for Intervention Procedures (TIPS). TIPS is the global leader in education and training for the responsible service,…

Allamakee Prevention Advisory Group
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Allamakee Prevention Advisory Group

The rising concerns over substance misuse, problem gambling, teen pregnancy, and more led a group of concerned citizens and professionals to start meeting to address these difficult topics. Allamakee Prevention Advisory, formed in late 2021, has a mission to “advocate, educate, and provide awareness to positively impact the health and wellness of Allamakee County.” The…

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month
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March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month

Problem gambling prevention is needed now more than ever. Sports betting is right at our fingertips and Iowans are spending a significant amount of money. According to the Legal Sports Report, Iowa sportsbooks set a new record with $303.3 million in bets in January alone. That pushed the total bets past $3 billion since it…

Resources to Quit Tobacco
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Resources to Quit Tobacco

Due to the wide array of flavored e-liquids, sleek/discrete-looking designs, and youth-oriented advertising vaping has become a concern among our youth population. Over 99% of these products that are on the market contain nicotine. A majority of the ones most popular among youth, such as JUUL’s, often contain 2 or more times the amount of…