January 22, 2022
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Local business owners, community organizations, educators, and concerned community members are encouraged to join MATFORCE and longstanding partner the Town of Prescott Valley for the bi-monthly Prescott Valley Illegal Fentanyl Workgroup.
Legislation sponsored by Arizona State Rep. Quang Nguyen, Prescott Valley, to reinstate the Drug Overdose Fatality Review Team has been signed into law this week by Gov. Katie Hobbs.
The Walk With Me, Be Drug Free event at Mortimer Farms on Saturday, April 15, is an annual celebration to raise awareness about the fact that the majority of people in our county are drug-free.
MatForce, the Yavapai County substance abuse prevention coalition, is partnering with The Landings of Prescott Valley, an assisted living and secured care facility for seniors, to offer education on fentanyl and pain medicine alternatives for anesthesia and surgery.
MatForce, the Yavapai County coalition to prevent substance abuse, will host a virtual and in-person forum titled “From Inmate to Citizen” in the Prescott Valley Public Library from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22.
MatForce is asking community members to donate 10 minutes of their time to complete a survey related to substance use that will help inform programs to address these issues.
Sheila Polk accomplished many things during her service as Yavapai County Attorney, and one of the standouts was the establishment of Matforce under the outstanding direction of Merilee Fowler.
MatForce will present a workshop 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, titled “Grandparents Raising Grandchildren” at 630 Park Ave., Prescott.
MatForce, Yavapai County’s substance abuse prevention coalition, will host a free program titled “Resiliency, Stress Management and Self Care” on Thursday, Oct. 6 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
The Prescott Recovery Celebration is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 17 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Prescott Unified School District Office, 300 E. Gurley St. Prescott.
MatForce, Yavapai County’s substance abuse prevention coalition headquartered in Prescott Valley, will host an in-person program suited to educators, parents and other community members related to helping those they encounter cope with their life struggles.
MatForce encourages parents to invest time this summer talking to their kids — family exchanges can build connection and prevent isolation.
In conjunction with the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Campaign, the Prescott Valley Police Department (PVPD) encourages Prescott Valley residents to “Dump the Drugs” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 30.
MATFORCE, Yavapai County’s substance abuse prevention coalition, will be hosting several workshops and events to advocate for ways to help those striving to recover from challenges of life, as well as take a stand against substances that can lead to decisions that can derail a promising future.
MATFORCE, the Yavapai County coalition to prevent substance abuse, will host an hour-long virtual program titled “Technology and Teens” beginning at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 17.
MATFORCE, Yavapai County’s substance abuse prevention coalition, will be offering multiple, free and virtual parenting classes to provide parents the tools they need to help provide structure, support and fun for their children as they grow and mature.