Catalyst Coalition of Napa County
The Napa City Council voted to repeal the Medical Marijuana Dispensary Ordinance, thereby ensuring the safety and wellness of Napa's youth. Thank you and congratulations to all who worked tirelessly to raise public awareness of this important issue. Click here for the Napa Valley Register article.
December is National 3D Month: Prevention of Drinking & Drugged Driving
New research from Washington state shows that marijuana-related impaired driving has risen 50% since the vote to legalize marijuana in 2012.
Combined with increased alcohol use around the holidays, this becomes a recipe for disaster!
Prevention of Abuse & Violence Against Children Month.
The Catalyst Coalition brings to you the most recent information and research to raise your awareness and inform the public on critical issues facing young people today.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month... a time for all girls and women to review their choices!
BE AHEAD OF THE CROWD!
Our newest campaign against youth marijuana use highlights the effects of
marijuana on the teen brain, including a decline in I.Q.
The Legalization of Marijuana in Colorado: The Impact on Youth
Forbes.com: The Real Dope on Medical Marijuana
CATALYST IN THE NEWS
Napa Valley Register:
Red Ribbon Week amps up drug prevention message
Catalyst Coalition Receives $125,000 to Fight Drug Use
Consequences of drinking made real by school program
The blood is fake, the risk is not
Looking at the human cost of drunk-driving crashes
Coalition warns parents about underage drinking and Social Host
St. Helena Star:
Guest Commentary by Lisa Toller
The dangers of drunk driving:
SHHS stages a mock accident
Thank you to all the Catalyst volunteers
who helped set up and distribute the underage drinking prevention flyers and static clings. See the attached article in the Napa Valley Register, highlighting a local group of middle school girls who visited local businesses to post "Underage Drinking is Against the Law" stickers near alcohol displays. We are so proud of them! The Friday Night Live groups and Valley Oak students have also been a great help. Students Walk Door to Door to Stop Underage Drinking