Monthly Archives: January 2012

Study: Under-21 Drinking Leads to Lasting Harms, Especially in Women

By Molly Black for The Fresh Story, published by FACE and reprinted here with with permission. A new study shows that drinking before age 21 has lasting, harmful effects, especially in women. The study examined data for people who turned 18 … Continue reading

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CDC report shows about 112 million annual incidents of people drinking and driving

Adults drank too much and got behind the wheel about 112 million times in 2010—that is almost 300,000 incidents of drinking and driving each day—according to a CDC Vital Signs study released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “The … Continue reading

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Watershed Mentoring celebrates National Mentoring Month January 15

Join Watershed Mentoring at our annual “open house” celebration of National Mentoring Month on Saturday, January 14, 2011, 11AM to 2 PM, at the Swanton Teen Center. We’ll have games, refreshments, and a time for sharing about the great benefits that … Continue reading

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Healthy Retailer Initiative promotes healthy behaviors

Living and working in an environment that promotes healthy behaviors and where there is access to affordable, healthy foods helps create healthier communities.  The Healthy Retailer initiative is working towards promoting and supporting those healthy behaviors. As part of the … Continue reading

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President Obama Proclaims January as National Mentoring Month

Reprinted from Mentor Minute.  January 3, 2012: President Barack Obama has issued a proclamation designating January as National Mentoring Month, saying, “Every day, mentors help young Americans face the challenges of growing into adulthood. By setting a positive example and … Continue reading

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