Call for Volunteers – Media Workgroup

Fill out the form to add your name to the Media Work Group Contact List and let us know what days and times work best for you to meet.

Also if you are available to attend the first meeting before May 11 please select ALL of the times that you would be available from the list on that page.

The first meeting will be set at the most popular time. We will meet for about an hour. An email will be sent out with what meeting time worked best for most people in a few days.

Resources About Underage Drinking

This page is a list of resources about underage drinking. If you know of a resource that should be added to this page please send it to media@vidadelnorte.com

Factsheet about underage drinking from the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Underage drinking is a serious public health problem in the United States. Alcohol is the most widely used substance among America’s youth, and drinking by young people poses enormous health and safety risks.
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A factsheet about underage drinking published by the CDC. 
Underage alcohol consumption is common in the United States and can have harmful outcomes. A comprehensive approach that includes effective policy strategies can prevent underage drinking and related harms.
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The federal Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking (ICCPUD) works with state, territorial, and local governments and organizations to reduce and prevent underage drinking and its consequences. ICCPUD’s website,  StopAlcoholAbuse.gov , provides the latest research and resources to support underage drinking prevention and related issues.
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The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent and Reduce Underage Drinking
Drinking alcohol can harm the growing body and brain. That’s why it’s important for young people
to grow up alcohol-free. And it takes every adult in the community to help young people choose not
to drink alcohol. It takes you. Read More

Vida Community Event Calendar

Vida Monthly Coalition Meeting


The next monthly coalition meeting will be on Monday, May 9th at 6 pm at the Vida office, 62 Highway 38 and also on Zoom. The Zoom info for the meeting and the meeting agenda will be posted on this page before the meeting. These meetings are open to the public of all ages. Please come and join the effort to prevent youth substance misuse in our community.

Activities at Questa Public Library

 


Do you like to knit, crochet, embroider, or cross stitch? Well Dropped Stitch is back at the Questa Library!!!  Every Thursday at 2:30!


CREATE A SPACE with Twirl at the Questa Library
Youth Program - For more info call 575-586-2023
Fridays - March 25th, April 1st and April 8th @ 1-3pm

Schedule of classes and Special Events at Yoga Sala

Prevention Games, Quizzes and Factsheets

This page contains a list of links to online games, quizzes and factsheets that relate to substance misuse prevention. This list will grow over time. If you have a resource that should be added to this list you can email it to media@vidadelnorte.com.

Online Prevention Games

Drug and Alcohol Jeopardy

An online Jeopardy Style game that can be played as Jeopardy, Flash Cards or Memory and have questions relating to Alcohol, E-cigarettes, Marijuana, other drugs and fun facts.

Games: Drug Use and Effects

Thee games published by the National Institute on Drug Abuse that explore Drug Use and its Effects

Underage Drinking and Tobacco Jeopardy

A Jeopardy Style game about underage drinking and tobacco use that can be played by one player or many teams.

Vaping Jeopardy

A Jeopardy Style game about vaping and the hazards of E-Cigarettes

Trivia and Quiz Sheets that Relate to Substance Misuse and Prevention

Quizzes and Activities Published by TheTruth.com

These are a few quizzes and activities on TheTruth.com that relate to vaping and  are part of the Safer ≠ Safe campaign.

Lucky Leprechaun Saint Patrick’s Day Treasure Hunt 2022!


This year the Lucky Leprechaun Saint Patrick's Day Treasure Hunt will start at the Questa Library and the clues will be in the Municipal Park behind the library, around and inside the library. The hunt will be on Thursday, March 17th from 1-5pm. There will also be story time inside the library from 3-5pm. The first clue will be hanging from the bulletin board inside the entrance to the library. Please also take an information card and a compass from the sparkly box that will be under the bulletin board. Also, children must be accompanied by an adult. Please also post any photos that you take during your hunt to your social media with the hashtags #healthyhero and #vidadelnorte 🙂
Have fun and have a safe and happy Saint Patrick's Day!

Resources about Youth and Substance Misuse

This list will continue to be developed over time. Please check back periodically to see new content and if you know of resources that might be good on this list please send them to media@vidadelnorte.com.

The Truth

thetruth.com
This site offers resources geared towards teens to educate them about vaping and help them to quit.

Quick Facts on the Risks of E-cigarettes for Kids, Teens, and Young Adults - From the CDC

Information and data from the CDC about on the Risks of E-cigarettes for Kids, Teens, and Young Adults. The bottom of this page also offers many other good resource links.

YOUTH.GOV - Topic: Substance Use/Misuse

This page provides tons of links to other resources relating to youth substance misuse. Check out all of the categories under the main text on this page to uncover many additional resources.

Substance abuse by youth and young adults in rural America

This page links to a scholarly research publication addressing substance abuse by youth in rural America. This page only contains a summary of the entire publication. This page also contains links to some related articles. The entire publication can be found here.

Vida Del Norte Coalition