Greenwood Community Forum

October 20th, 2014 by mjcpc

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Who: MJCPC will be conducting a community forum 

What: Delta Region Alcohol Countermeasures Impaired Driving Prevention Initiative    

Where: Greenwood Library 

When:  October 21, 2014 – 12:00 noon

Who's invited:  General Public 

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One-Fit-JSU Community Activities

October 14th, 2014 by mjcpc

One-Fit-JSU will sponsor two events

What:  Community Health Fair - Alcohol and Drug Prevention Program

When:  October 30, 2014

Where: Blackburn Middle School (8:30am – 12 noon)

Where: Walter Payton Center (6pm – 8pm) 

Who's invited:  General public 


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JSU Homecoming Parade and Tailgate

October 13th, 2014 by mjcpc

2014 homecoming

Date: Saturday, October 11, 2014
Time: 8:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Location: JSU campus and JSU Stamdim parking lot
Who: Open to all

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2014 STARS Conference

October 10th, 2014 by mjcpc

JSU/MJCPC particapted in the 2nd Annual (MS Safety Training and Recognition Symposium) from Sept. 22-25, 2014. 

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JSU/MJCPC – 2014 Partnership Award

October 8th, 2014 by mjcpc



JSU/MJCPC (Delta Region Alcohol Countermeasures Impaired Driving Prevention Iniative) team, was awarded the 2014 Partnership Award, by the MS Office of Highway Safety. The award was given at the 2nd Annual MS Safety Training and Recognition Symposium (MS STARS), by the Department of Public Safety, Division of Public Safety Planning and the Office of Highway Safety.  

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You Be the Judge

October 1st, 2014 by mjcpc

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The MJCPC  Summer "You Be the Judge" Camp is a week-long (four- days) program targeting youth ages 14-18. Students are divided into 3-5 legal teams to argue hypothetical civil cases. The cases involve personal injury or property damage resulting from different scenarios on underage drinking.

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MJCPC conducted the Underage Drinking Prevention Rally at Powell Middle School on May 19, 2014.  The guest speakers were, Lashanda Ard Prevention Specialist of Hinds Behavioral Health Department, Hinds County Sheriff Department DéMarco Fomby, Youth Program Specialist, Mississippi Highway Safety Programs and Daniel Myers Division Director, Mississippi State Hospital; Whitfield, Mississippi.  The speakers spoke to the students about the dangers of alcohol and drinking under the influence of alcohol.  The Hinds County Sheriff Department also provided the Fatal Vision Course, were students drove a go-cart with DWI goggles through an obstacle course.

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Community Forum – Carroll County Library

October 1st, 2014 by mjcpc

Community Forum at the Carroll County Library

Sept. 30, 2014

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During the 7th Annual MS School for Addiction Professionals, the MS Department of Mental Health, Bureau of Alcohol and Drug Services is requested that prevention specialists submit an abstract for the poster presentation session.   This was an opportunity for Agencies to present the innovative prevention work that they are doing in their community. MJCPC answered this request and presented a poster on what they are doing to lower the usage of marijuana in the metro Jackson area. MJPC Presnetation Poster 2 FINAL

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Monday Night Football

September 29th, 2014 by mjcpc

On Monday, September 22, 2014Metro Jackson Community Coalition conducted the Monday Night Football Pizza & Wings, “Having Fun Without Alcohol” in the Alexander Dorm.  There were many students that came by to eat and  towatch the Monday Night football game.  One student said that, “this is a positive distraction that I need right now”.  The event was coordinated by Program Coordinator, Henry Thompson and Prevention Specialist, DéMartinez` R. Simmons.  Mr. Thompson spoke to students on how it important it is to know that you can have a great time without alcohol or drugs.  There were approximately 80 to 100 students that participated in the event.

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