May Meeting Minutes

  • Lorry Day, Life Lines for Youth (Business)
  • Dustin Chapman, Fairview Behavioral Services (Other Substance Abuse Organization)
  • Donny Shope, Anthony Louis Center (Other Substance Abuse Organization)
  • Annie Faue, Robbinsdale PD (Law Enforcement)
  • Jeremy Krovitz (Young Adult)
  • Shane Mikkelson, Osseo Police Dept. (Law Enforcement)
  • LeeAnn Mortensen, North Memorial (Healthcare)
  • Teresa Lunt (Parent)
  • Guest Speaker: Linda Bosma, PFC Evaluator
Steering Committee Members Not in Attendance
  • Student, Action for Reaction (Youth)
  • Jessica Wong, Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation (Other Substance Abuse Organization)
  • Lillian Abelson, Hennepin Co. Human Services & Public Health Dept. (State/Local Gov’t)
  • Lauren Bul, Hennepin County Regional Poison Center (Other Substance Abuse Organization)
  • Jen Holper, PrairieCare (Healthcare)
  • Marie Maslowski, Maple Grove Hospital (Healthcare)
  • Krista Brenno, Osseo High School (Schools)
Welcome & Introductions

Teresa called the meeting to order. Attendees introduced themselves and shared what is the most significant fad of all time.

A motion was made and seconded to approve the April minutes. Motion carried.

One-on-one Results

Dr. Bosma shared one-on-one results, followed by opening for discussion. Twenty-three interviews were conducted, which provided useful information on a variety of perspectives of people not engaged in PFC. Main takeaways of the interviews:

  • Some are aware of PFC, but many were not—so good to be doing outreach
  • Some are aware of efforts—laws, enforcement, disposal boxes—but some are not; more awareness is needed
  • While most oppose legalization of recreational marijuana, not all feel it is harmful or should be illegal—important to consider those opinions when setting priorities & strategies
  • It is easy for youth to get substances
  • Parents may under-estimate how easy it is, or how harmful they are
  • There is still work to do!
Annual POLD Report

Dr. Bosma also shared the annual Place of Last Drink (POLD) report. Only PFC community data were analyzed (NW Hennepin County) for years 2014, 2015, and 2016. POLD data is collected by law enforcement officers to determine the “place of last drink”: location, gender, age, BAC (if administered), and type of offense. Summary of the data for PFC communities:

  • More data continues to be collected/provided. Increased: 472 in 2014; 919 in 2015; 1,002 in 2016
  • The majority of incidents involve males, and persons between 21 and 30 years of age.
  • The most likely POLD is a private residence or an on-sale retailer.
  • Most often, the POLD is within the nine PFC cities; the next most likely POLD is the city of Minneapolis.  But: percentage within PFC cities is decreasing.
  • The most frequent incident for place of last drink is associated with drinking & driving related incidents.

Adjourned at 4 PM

Next Meeting is: Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 2p at Osseo City Hall, Community Room B, 415 Central Ave #1

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