Area Representatives

Connect with your local legislators and engage in the process of policy-making. Understand the roles they play in the community and how you can reach out to them for help or information.

  • Minnesota Legislators:
    Find your local legislators here.
  • Who Represents Me?:
    Use this tool to identify your representatives by entering your address. Please note that if your address is near a district boundary, you may want to verify with your county elections office to confirm the district in which you reside.

Prevention Resource Centers

Equip yourself with the knowledge and tools necessary to prevent substance abuse in our community.

Smoking and Vaping Prevention Resources

Understand the risks of vaping and find help for yourself or a loved one who wants to quit.

  • Vaping Resources for Educators:
    Get information to guide students about the dangers of vaping.
  • Vaping Resources for Parents:
    Learn how to have conversations with your children about vaping.
  • In-depth Information on Quitting:
    Get detailed resources to support a teenager trying to quit.
  • My Life, My Quit:
    If you are a teenager and want to quit smoking or vaping, this is a free and confidential way to get help.
  • A Room to Breathe:
    This initiative offers a robust set of resources and support specifically tailored to teens and young adults who wish to quit smoking, vaping, and other tobacco products. Utilize tools to build a personalized quit plan and gain support from quit coaches and peers who have successfully quit tobacco.

Mental Health Resources

  • 988 Lifeline - Help Yourself:
    For times when emotions feel too big to handle, this resource offers a variety of suicide prevention resources for youth. Remember, you're not alone.
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI):
    A great resource for youth and their families who are seeking information and support around mental health issues. They offer a variety of resources and programs specifically designed for teens.
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Breanne Kaantabkaanta@isd317.orgSTEP (Standing Together Embracing Prevention) Coordinator218-246-8241 Ext. 60206101 1st Ave. NE, Deer River, MN. 56636