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1 Report Card to the Community 2013 Safe Schools/Healthy Students & Coalition for a Drug-Free Nevada County Draft April 11, 2013

2 Safe Schools/Healthy Students and Coalition for a Drug-Free Nevada County are working together on complementary efforts in Western Nevada County Reduce substance use / abuse in youth Youth development Violence prevention Increase youth connection / reduce youth isolation Increase access to services and supports Our Partnership 2

3 Where Were Going Today Who We Are Why We Do This Work Health & Wellness Social Norms Community Connectedness Successes & Challenges Systems Change & Sustainability Outcomes 3

4 Coalition for a Drug-Free Nevada County 4 History of the Coalition 2003 – Substance Abuse Advisory Board 2005 – Grand Jury Report The Price You Pay for Meth 2006 – Coalition for a Drug-Free Nevada County 2010 – Dissolution of SAAB and establishment of AOD Evaluation Committee

5 Coalition for a Drug-Free Nevada County 5 Community partners include: Parents and youth Business community Civic and Volunteer Organizations Law Enforcement Healthcare Media Faith-Based Organizations Local Government Youth-serving Organizations Schools Substance Abuse Treatment Professionals

6 Coalition for a Drug-Free Nevada County 6 Goals Strengthen Community Collaboration Reduce Youth Substance Abuse Key Strategies Policy Education Programs Community Engagement Intermediate Outcomes Decreased access to drugs/alcohol Decline of social acceptance Greater connectedness Increased positive attitude toward non-use Increased effectiveness of referrals to mental health services Long-Term Outcomes Increased perception of risk/harm Perception of parental disapproval Perception of peer disapproval Attitude toward peer use Reduction in youth use/abuse

7 Lead Agency: NCSOS Community Partners: All 10 school districts in W. Nevada County Community organizations such as DVSAC, CoRR, First 5, Friendship Club & BBBS Local law enforcement Nevada County Juvenile Probation Dept. Nevada County Public Health Nevada County Behavioral Health Safe Schools/Healthy Students 7

8 Goals: Reduce violence and bullying in schools Increase access to Mental Health services for students Decrease drug and alcohol use and abuse by youth Support families to become more resilient Provide Early Intervention Safe Schools/Healthy Students 8

9 Strategies include: Collaboration Universal and targeted interventions Systems Change Evidence-based interventions Draft 2013.04.089 Safe Schools/Healthy Students

10 Safe Schools/Healthy Students Evidence-based programs 10 Services for Most At-Risk Youth Services for At- Risk Youth Universal Services

11 A guiding principle for both SS/HS and DFC Program examples: BH Therapists in schools Rx Takeback program Sustainability 11 Systems Change

12 12 Why We Do This Work

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14 Where our information comes from California Healthy Kids Survey (CHKS) 1,927 students completed survey this year Olweus school surveys 1,357 students completed survey this year Other internal process measures Other external data sources (CDC, etc) Health & Wellness 14

15 15 Health & Wellness Comparing Nevada County AOD use to National and State use 9 th Graders, by percentage.

16 16 Health & Wellness Comparing Nevada County AOD use to National and State use 11 th Graders, by percentage

17 17 Health & Wellness Percentage of Nevada County 9 th Graders AOD Use

18 18 Health & Wellness Percentage of Nevada County 11 th Graders AOD Use

19 Alcohol use, last 30 days 7 th Graders: Little change: 7% to 6% 9 th Graders: Down! 24% to 19% 11 th Graders: Little change: 37% to 38% Health & Wellness 19

20 20 Health & Wellness Percentage of Nevada County Students who Have NOT engaged in Binge Drinking

21 Question….. What percentage of local 9 th graders report having smoked marijuana in the last 30 days? 6% 14% 27% 31%

22 Answer….. What percentage of local 9 th graders have smoked marijuana in the last 30 days? 14%

23 Marijuana use, last 30 days 7 th Graders: No change, 5% to 4% 9 th Graders: Increase, 9% to 14% 11 th Graders: Increase, 23% to 27% Health & Wellness 23

24 Prescription drug use (without a prescription), last 30 days 2012/13 7 th Graders: 3% 9 th Graders: 7% 11 th Graders: 8% Health & Wellness 24

25 Use of Painkillers: 4+ times Health & Wellness

26 Strategies to Impact Youth Access Alcohol, Marijuana & Rx Access at Home The Adults Committed to Youth Survey: 500 Prescription drug disposal sites: 5 sites at 3 pharmacy chains Collecting 90 lbs per week (first in the state) Health & Wellness 26

27 Youth reporting ease of access to… Alcohol 2007/08 to 2012/13 7 th Graders: Down! 41% to 24% 9 th Graders: Down! 66% to 62% 11 th Graders: Down! 76% to 72% Health & Wellness 27

28 Strategies to Impact Access to Alcohol Alcohol Retail Access Merchants Committed: 2, and 2 more to come Compliance Checks Alcohol & Rx Access at Home The Adults Committed to Youth Survey: 500 Health & Wellness 28

29 Youth reporting ease of access to… Marijuana 2007/08 to 2012/13 7 th Graders: No change, 20% 9 th Graders: Increase, 51% to 61% 11 th Graders: Increase, 72% to 76% Health & Wellness 29

30 Strategies to Impact Access to Marijuana Moratorium on dispensaries Ordinance restricting residential cultivation Encouraging parents to reduce youth access in the home Health & Wellness 30

31 Focus on prevention Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Parenting classes, support and education Universal pre-School curriculum Family Resource Centers Behavioral Health Early Childhood Educator Workshops Draft 2013.04.0831 Health & Wellness Early Intervention

32 School Safety Impacts academic, social and emotional success Perception of safety is critical Interventions: School-based mental health services Aggression Replacement Training Support groups School Resource Officers Re-connecting Youth Curriculum Probation Officers Draft 2013.04.0832 Health & Wellness School Safety

33 Student Harassment on School Campuses Outcomes: Improvement was noted for all three grade levels 35% less for 7 th graders 34% less for 9 th graders 29% less for 11 th graders 33 Health & Wellness School Safety

34 Participation in a Physical Fight on school campus in the Past 12 Months Health & Wellness School Safety

35 SSHS School-based Mental Health Services/Programs Behavioral Health Therapists at 3 schools/FRCs Crisis-counselors at NJUHSD Sources of Strength Suicide Prevention Program The number of students who received school- based mental health services increased by 203% between 2009/10 and 2011/12 Support Groups Health & Wellness Mental Health 35

36 36 Health & Wellness Mental Health Percentage of 9 th Graders who have Considered Suicide

37 37 Health & Wellness Mental Health Percent of 9 th Graders who Report Sad or Hopeless Feelings in the Past 12 Months

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39 Social Norms 39 Marijuana Use Compared to Perceived Harm of Use 9 th Graders

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42 Connectedness: Olweus Bullying Prevention Curriculum School-based substance abuse prevention & treatment programs Sources of Strength Suicide Prevention Program School-based Mental Health Services Family Resource Centers NEO Overtime Hangout 40 Developmental Assets Social/Emotional Curriculum at schools/pre-schools Mentors Strengthening our Community 42

43 Our goal: Reduce the percentage of 7 th, 9 th & 11 th graders who report that they consider themselves a member of a gang by 30% Connectedness GREAT Program Gang Resistance, Education & Training Program

44 Connectedness Overall reduction in the Percentage of Students Reporting Gang Membership Between 2008 and 2013 38% decrease for 7 th grade 13% decrease for 9 th grade 43% decrease for 11 th grade

45 School climate transformation program Fewer students report being bullied on playground 37% improvement in rates of physical fights on school campus among 7 th graders in districts where Olweus taught More students helped a student who was bullied More students told an adult when they have been bullied Olweus Bully Prevention Program Connectedness

46 Family Resource Centers: 3 school-based FRCs Co-located services Over 5,000 people served since 2010 Over 17,000 combined visits for services or referrals since 2010 Connectedness 46 San Juan Ridge FRC

47 Core services include… Parenting classes and support Behavioral Health Therapists Baby and Me Lending libraries Clothes closets and food pantry Computer lab Employment assistance Family Resource Centers Connectedness Penn Valley FRC

48 School-Based Drug Use Prevention & Treatment Programs Multiple school-based interventions around youth substance use and abuse Average of 422 students served per year 332 students have completed their contract In addition, 61 went on to a higher level of care On average, only 7% of program graduates reoffend This year, down to 3% Connectedness 48

49 Healthcare-Based Mental Health Services 211 healthcare professionals have been trained in SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention & Referral) Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital, Western Sierra Medical Clinic (Miners) and local physicians now use SBIRT Connectedness 49

50 NEO Empowering youth to make a healthy lifestyle Total attendance over 3 yrs: 20,000+ people Friday Night Live Partnership Leadership Training 40 Developmental Assets On-campus Events Connectedness 50 Youth Development

51 Overtime: Hosted 41 open gyms in 2012 699 volunteers 3,684 total youth attended The Hangout: 40-50 kids per day 5,000 kids so far this year Connectedness 51

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53 Sustainability Grant funds some activities until September 30, 2016 Prevention funding with healthcare changes Systems change approach (e.g. SBIRT) Capacity building (e.g. 40 Developmental Assets) Sectors, sector members take leadership (e.g. Rx; NEO) Policy Coalition for a Drug-Free Nevada County 53

54 Grant ends June 30, 2013 Systems Change One year No-Cost Extension begins July 1, 2013 501(c)3 Private and public grants First 5 Commission Medi-Cal funds Fundraisers Safe Schools/Healthy Students 54 Sustainability

55 Talk to kids in your life about drug use and abuse, safety and bullying on school campuses Express support for prevention and intervention in public forums Become a mentor Volunteer at your local Family Resource Center Contact your childs school to become involved in bullying prevention efforts Attend DF Coalition meetings Join the Coalition Sustainability Committee Volunteer with NEO, Health Fairs, and other events What We Need from You 55

56 Thank you


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