August Meeting Minutes

  • Dustin Chapman, Fairview Behavioral Services (Other Substance Abuse Organization)
  • Teresa Lunt (Parent)
  • LeeAnn Mortensen, North Memorial Health (Healthcare)
  • Lindsey Smith, MN Prevention Resource Center (State/Local/Gov’t)
  • Camryn Krause Ferris, Joint Community Police Partnership, Crystal (State/Local/Gov’t)
  • Miamon Queeglay, Joint Community Police Partnership, Brooklyn Center (State/Local/Gov’t)
  • Marie Maslowski, North Memorial Health (Healthcare)
  • Lauren Bul, Hennepin Regional Poison Center (Other Substance Abuse Organization)
  • Jessica Wong Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation (Other Substance Abuse Organization)
  • Annie Kackman, MN Adult & Teen Challenge (Other Substance Abuse Organization)
  • Jen Holper, PrairieCare (Healthcare)
  • Lorry Day, Life Lines for Youth (Business)
  • Amber Smith, North Memorial/PFC (Healthcare)
Steering Committee Members Not in Attendance
  • open, Hennepin Co. Services & Public Health Dept. (State/Local Gov’t)
  • Krista Brenno, Osseo High School (Schools)
  • Randi Ordner, PrairieCare (Youth Serving Organization)
  • Shane Mikkelson, Osseo Police Dept. (Law Enforcement)
Welcome & Introductions

Teresa called the meeting to order. Attendees introduced themselves and shared how they cool off on a hot Minnesota summer day. A motion was made and seconded to approve the June minutes (PFC did not hold a monthly meeting in July). Motion carried.

Sustainability Committee Updates

PFC’s sustainability committee has been working on a case statement to present to North Memorial Health in the spring of 2018. Amber shared the drafted case statement with attendees. The purpose of the case statement is to outline PFC’s four essential programs/projects and the goals and objectives of each, as well as current operating budget. Lorry suggested including a justification for each budget item. Attendees agreed that training costs are high. Marie noted that we should add a piece related to North’s implementation as it directly addresses one of the health priorities.

ACTION ITEM: Sustainability Committee will include goals and objectives for each program, and add justification for budget items at next committee meeting.

Warp Speed

Jessica Wong presented on parenting teens in the digital age. The presentation outlined:

  • Concerns of the dark web
  • Average technology use among teens (7+ hours/day) and how use impacts on brain development
  • Four factors for healthy development (movement, touch, human connection, nature)
  • Current apps that teens may use which increases access to harmful substances
  • What caregivers can do about cyber bullying

Due to time, we were not able to view videos Jessica referenced in the presentation. View them here and here. View resource page and Auntie Jessica’s rules for raising healthy teens on technology here.

Community Partner Sharing

Lindsey Smith shared the MN Prevention Program Sharing Flyer. Contact Amber if interested in attending. PFC can cover registration costs and possibly travel. (See more information about the conference here.)

Jessica shared an upcoming workshop organized by Hazelden and Traverse Counseling (see more information here). Jessica and Mathew will present on hidden dangers of the internet and how to lead clients in healthy technology use. The workshop is Friday, Sept. 22nd at 11:30a.

LeeAnn requested for help at an upcoming Open House at Brooklyn Center. Brooklyn Center High School staff is looking for a volunteer from PFC to host an informational booth geared toward parents of Brooklyn Center High students. Miamon volunteered to host the booth.

Ran out of time to share at meeting: Amber received information from MN Department of Health, Injury & Violence Prevention Section, and Opioid Overdose Prevention on awarded money from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention called the Data-Driven Prevention Initiative (DDPI). The primary purpose of these funds is to launch an Opioid Dashboard, which will be a one-stop shop for opioid-related data and information on opioid overdose death, nonfatal overdose, use, misuse, substance use disorder, prescribing practices, supply, diversion, harm reduction, co-occurring conditions, and social determinants of health. Other high-level goals of DDPI include forming a Multi-Sector Data Review Team and hosting an opioid conference around opioid overdose prevention. If you have any specific questions or would like to be on the distribution list, please reach out to Amber.

Adjourned at 4 PM

Next Meeting is: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 2 PM at Osseo City Hall, Community Room B, 415 Central Ave #1

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