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Weaving Our Strengths Together Conference

Weaving Our Strengths Together Conference

The Fairbanks Wellness Coalition is hosting the “Weaving our Strengths Together” conference for anyone interested in increasing resilience in our community on February 1 +2 at the Wedgewood Resort. Featured speakers include Dr. Linda Chamberlain and Dr. Yellow Bird. To register visit weavingourstrengthstogether.brownpapertickets.com or call 907-374-0804 for more information.   See our detailed agenda for information about presentations and …

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Prescription Opioid Prevention Teen Teams Grant Request For Proposal

Prescription Opioid Prevention Teen Teams Grant Request For Proposal

NOTE: Deadline for proposals is Friday, November 30, 2018, by 11:59 p.m. Download the full RFP including the Agency Questionnaire and Additional Attachments A. Introduction The Fairbanks Wellness Coalition’s (FWC) purpose is to foster wellness through primary prevention and advocacy. As part of our work, we hope to prevent the first misuse of prescription opioids (e.g. Vicodin …

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Contributed Stories of Strength from May Workshop

Contributed Stories of Strength from May Workshop

In May, Fairbanks Wellness Coalition held a Stories of Strength Workshop where participants wrote about a time when they stuggled or help or helped someone who was struggling.  Below is one of the stories from that workshop. The author gave us permission to share it on the Fairbanks Wellness Coalition Blog. Phone Buzzing, I picked up to find my dear friend …

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Together We Can Help Prevent Suicide

Together We Can Help Prevent Suicide

  Daily News-Miner community perspective by Karen Taber, Fairbanks Wellness Coalition Coordinator Apr 16, 2017​ Thankfully, we live in a community where people care and support one another. In fact, Fairbanks is well-known for it. We’ll stop and help someone on the side of the road when it is 30 below. However, we often feel helpless …

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“What Source of Strength Will You Be?” PSA

“What Source of Strength Will You Be?” PSA

In October, a group of dedicated teen volunteers helped make our “What Source of Strength Will You Be?” PSA in conjuction with Seed Media. Below is one of the final version used in our Facebook and Instagram campaigns.  Please take a moment to share this video with others who may benefit from it.

Upcoming Events

Apr
27
Sat
10:00 am National Drug Take Back Day
National Drug Take Back Day
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Bring your unused or expired prescription drugs to: Fred Meyer’s East or West  
10:45 am Out of the Darkness Community Walk @ Griffin Park - Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center
Out of the Darkness Community Walk @ Griffin Park - Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center
Apr 27 @ 10:45 am – 12:00 pm
Welcome to the Out of the Darkness Fairbanks Walk When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Walks, you join the effort with hundreds of thousands of people to raise awareness and funds that allow …

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