JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Curran Seeley Foundation is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a focus on individual community awareness campaigns every month. For March, it’s all about schools. “Healthy Schools…Healthy Community!” is the message for this month.
To celebrate, Curran Seeley will host Parent Connections tonight, March 7, at the Jackson Hole Middle School from 5:30-7:00pm.
Last month, Curran Seeley made February “Healthy Community Awareness Campaign.” During February Curran Seeley offered free substance abuse consultations at eight different locations around town.
The foundation also distributed 1,300 Deterra Drug Deactivation Packets, 130 Safer-Lock medication bottles, and opiate awareness information cards to 18 local medical providers with the Teton County Prevention Management Organization (PMO) and the Teton County District Board of Health.
In addition, Curran Seeley helped the Jackson Police Department and Teton County Sheriff’s Office collect 32.3 pounds of unused pills and medications.
Parent Connections is Teton County School District’s partnership with local private schools, community organizations and service providers, offering information applicable to parents of youth in kindergarten through 12th grade. Parents have the opportunity to attend two 30-minute sessions on topics including:
- Positive discipline practices with elementary age children
- Pre-teen/teen dating and healthy relationships
- Managing youth stress and anxiety
- Teen alcohol and drug use trends
- School safety
- Technology and how to help your kids stay safe online
Curran Seeley will also be in schools during the month of March, educating, raising awareness, and promoting healthy schools:
- Jackson Elementary School 4th and 5th grade – Too Good For Drugs Prevention Curriculum
- Jackson Hole Middle School 7th grade – Too Good For Drugs Prevention Curriculum
- Jackson Hole Community School – Staff inservice/training
- Jackson Hole Community School – All student two-day seminar
- Journey’s School – High School student seminar
- Teton County School District Board Meeting – Workshop
- Educational posters and materials available to schools upon request
Need more info? Contact Tricia at (307) 733-3908 or by email.
Curran-Seeley is a private, non-profit organization providing comprehensive alcohol and drug counseling, treatment and prevention services to Wyoming residents of Teton County and surrounding communities, who are suffering from substance use issues and their effects. Services are offered in a confidential, caring and cost-effective manner at our offices located in the town of Jackson.