Tazewell County Health Dept.

Community Health Community Programs

Community Programs

Drug Free Communities (DFC)

Kerri Viets - 309-929-0302


Tazewell Teen Initiative was awarded DFC. Areas of focus include:
 

-Increase community support of TTI’s mission,

-Enhance skills by providing trainings for coalition and community members,

-Reducing access to alcohol,

-Promote Social Host Ordinances,

-Increase public awareness of the dangers of marijuana usage,
-Implement a media advocacy campaign to raise awareness of prescription medication abuse


DFC Resources:

www.cadca.org

www.samhsa.org

http://iys.cprd.illinois.edu

www.whitehouse.gov/ondcp

www.drugfreeactionalliance.org

www.drugfree.org

https://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/microsite/index.html

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Tobacco Prevention
Julie Angle, ITFC Coordinator - 309-929-0304

 

The Tobacco Prevention program, funded by Illinois Department of Public Health, focuses on promoting the Quit Line (1-866-QUIT-YES), encouraging the reduction of secondhand smoke in Tazewell County households, and Smoke Free Illinois Enforcement. 

 

Need help with smoking cessation?
quitline

 

Need to report a smoking violation?
smoke free

 


 

smokefree matters

 

CDC Secondhand Smoke Fact Sheet
http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/data_statistics/fact_sheets/secondhand_smoke/general_facts/#estimates

 

See how providing smoke-free apartments adds up
https://www.tecc.org/smoke-free-multi-unit-housing-calculator

 

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
https://betobaccofree.hhs.gov

 

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http://www.healthyhoi.com/files/Final-SFMUH-toolkit---2013-10-02-1.pdf




Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

Kim Gudzinskas - 309-929-0341 or Erica Mutchler - 309-929-0338


Mental Health First Aid is an 8 hour course that gives participants the skills to help someone who is developing or experiencing a mental health crisis. Trainees are taught how to apply a 5 step action plan in a variety of situations, such as a panic attack and engaging with someone that may be suicidal. Trainings are offered for both adult and youth mental health and can be brought on-site to individual agencies.