March 2017 Newsletter

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 March 2017 


As we near Spring, the staff of Taos Alive is watching the seeds we planted for Youth Collaborations come into fruition.  Our Youth focused collaborations are blossoming in our different areas of expertise: OurAlcohol Policy Workgroup is currently working with The Learning Lab of Rocky Mountain Youth Corps, teaching students about Media Literacy and deciphering Alcohol Advertisements in the town of Taos. Taos Alive's Media Workgroup is collaborating with the Taos High School Media Class to help them create Media exposing the Truth about Alcohol. The students will present their final Media Campaign projects to family, friends, and community on  "The Truth Tour". Finally, our RxDrug Safety Workgroup is working with Taos High's Community Service Leadership Class to bring more awareness to their peers surrounding Substance Abuse and Mental Health.

  #LITLifeInTaos, an events hub for our younger community is up and running. We are populating it with more youth events content. Please send information to Taos Alive about your Teen Event  so we can include it on LITLifeInTaos!

Job Opportunities

" target="_blank" style="mso-line-height-rule: exactly;-ms-text-size-adjust: 100%;-webkit-text-size-adjust: 100%;color: #2BAADF;font-weight: normal;text-decoration: underline;">DreamTree Project- Seeking Street Outreach Worker. As a team, going to youth to help provide food, clothing, & assistance in getting resources they need. 

Rocky Mountain Youth Corps- Rocky Mountain Youth Corps is now hiring young adults to serve on our spring conservation crews. We will have crews in both Taos and Albuquerque starting in March. 

State Of New Mexico- Seeking a Tribal Prescription Drug Overdose Prevention Coordinator in Santa Fe by 3/9/2017

 
March  Meetings 
Taos Alive Coalition- 3/1 10:30-12pm
Alcohol Policy - 3/14 10-11:30am
DWI Plan. Council - 3/15 11:30-1pm
Rx Drug Safety - 3/16 12-1:30pm
Media Advisory - 3/28 10:30-12pm


Visit TAOSALIVE.ORG for more information on our meetings. Learn how you can get involved by visiting our site or Contact Us. 

 
 
 
Events & News 

Taos Talks - 3/8, 3/22 - Taos Alive Radio on 93.5 KNCE
DWI March of Sorrow/March of Hope 3/9- Remembering lives lost to DWI
Wet 'N' Wild Easter - 3/28- Town of Taos:  11th Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Rx Drug Take Back- 4/29 -  Check in April for Location Drop-off Points

Narcan Now App-  Smartphone Application providing opioid overdose recognition & treatment instruction

Pharmacies Thrive Selling Opioids For Depressed Small Town Pain - TPM

Drug ads on TV should be banned - The Washington Times
 

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