(Nebraska) the Power of Prevention: Nebraska Communities Take Action


(Nebraska) The Power of Prevention: Nebraska Communities Take Action – Effective underage drinking prevention requires strong leadership. Nebraska’s video showcases prevention coalitions and encourages Nebraskans to be positive role models for youth. Thisvideo was produced through the SAMHSA/CSAP Underage Drinking Prevention Education Initiatives (UADPEI) in an ongoing collaboration with States and Territories to produce videos that support local underage drinking prevention communications efforts. Across the Nation, every State and Territory is unique and so are their approaches to preventing and reducing underage drinking. The video project supports the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Strategic Initiative #1: Prevention of Substance Abuse and Mental Illness, which states, “… prevention of underage drinking [is] a priority for States, Territories, Tribal entities, universities and communities.” For more information or resources, visit: www.stopalcoholabuse.gov starttalkingnow.org store.samhsa.gov


Neb. man gets 10 years in prison for dealing meth

Filed under: Nebraska Drug Use

A Nebraska man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for selling methamphetamine in the Sioux City area. The US. Attorney for northern Iowa says 37-year-old Esteban Curiel was sentenced this week for his role in a drug distribution ring.
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Neighbors: Highway shooting suspect a regular guy

Filed under: Nebraska Drug Use

The first roadside killing happened May 8, when Thomas Schlender of Nebraska was found dead at about 1:30 am in his car on Interstate 55 in Panola County. He had been traveling to Florida to pick up his grandson. Three days later, local casino employee …
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