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NEWSLETTER: IN THE LOOP / OCTOBER

Beware of Halloweed

Drinking & Driving Can Kill a Friendship / VIDEO

DID YOU KNOW…?
* Red Ribbon Week returns October 23-31? IDIPIC typically brings its Th!nk, Don’t Drink or Drug prevention program to local middle school classes during this safety campaign.
* AmazonSmile allows you to donate 0.5% of eligible purchases to the charitable donation of your choice? IDIPIC is AS registered. Learn more about it HERE.
* According to a study published in Public Health Reports, 1 in 8 Americans are children of alcoholics? Some parents might have never paused to consider how their children see Mom and Dad while Mom and Dad are smashed. Hopefully, a PSA like this catches them at a sober moment. 
NEWS LINKS / National National survey shows lower rate of illicit drug use among adolescents ages 12 to 17

NASWI NEWS Has your command had an IDIPIC panel more than two years ago… or perhaps coming due this year? Contact JoAnn at idipic@idipic.org to check. These are award-winning DUI prevention panels provided to your command free thanks to community funding. Panel details HERE.
PANELS for October are: 4th in Freeland and 11th and 16th in Oak Harbor. To check out future panel dates and times, check the schedule HERE. Looking for panels in other counties? Look HERE.
PARTNERS IN PREVENTION Welcome Back to Oak Harbor Navy League as a GOLD Partner in Prevention. See all our Partners HERE
SCHOOL REPORT IDIPIC’s Th!nk, Don’t Drink, Drug & Drive class was presented to 26 of Munros’ Driving Instruction students September 10th.
THANK YOU to our September speakers Brian Grimm, Rachael Quigley, Maureen Lett, Mel Lolmough, Erika Carnahan and Pat Kelley and our helpers Phyllis Rainey, Eph Robbins and Mary Durkee..
THANK YOU 2 to ABF1 Patrick “AJ” Adjei and AZ2 Kristi Lewis from NAS Whidbey Island who helped man our table with JoAnn during Children’s Day in Langley September 27th. We had over 200 adults and children visit our booth.
Upcoming Events Be Safe Be Seen on Halloween returns Saturday October 25 to Walmart from noon to 6pm. Since 2001, Oak Harbor Wal-Mart and IDIPIC have teamed up for this community service the last Saturday in October to help keep trick-or-treaters safe.  Free reflective trick-or-treat bags are given away along with clothing and bike reflectors, stickers and more.