Safe and Healthy Homewood

Safe and Healthy Homewood To empower the youth and adults of Homewood to choose a healthy, drug-free lifestyle by uniting residents, businesses, and organizations to reduce substance abuse through community-based education, awareness, and advocacy.

When the coalition was established, various entities of the community were encouraged to be involved:

School
Business
Parent
Youth (18 or younger)
Media
Youth-Serving Organization
Law Enforcement
Civic/Volunteer Group
Religious/Fraternal Organization
Health Care Professional
State, Local, or Tribal Government Agency with expertise in the field of substance abuse
Other organization involved in reducing substance abuse

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Let your child know that you are always okay being the reason they give to not use alcohol, tobacco or other drugs. #saf...
06/10/2021

Let your child know that you are always okay being the reason they give to not use alcohol, tobacco or other drugs. #safehwd #teamhwd

Let your child know that you are always okay being the reason they give to not use alcohol, tobacco or other drugs. #safehwd #teamhwd

It is a transition for teens to move from their school routine to summer. Check out these tips to help your teen make a ...
06/09/2021

It is a transition for teens to move from their school routine to summer. Check out these tips to help your teen make a safe transition into summer break! #safehwd #teamhwd #summer2021

It is a transition for teens to move from their school routine to summer. Check out these tips to help your teen make a safe transition into summer break! #safehwd #teamhwd #summer2021

Help your child make safe and healthy choices about underage drinking by arming them with facts about the risks. #safehw...
06/08/2021

Help your child make safe and healthy choices about underage drinking by arming them with facts about the risks. #safehwd #teamhwd #preventunderagedrinking

Help your child make safe and healthy choices about underage drinking by arming them with facts about the risks. #safehwd #teamhwd #preventunderagedrinking

With more unsupervised time, underage alcohol use can increase during the summer months. Talk with your child about the ...
06/07/2021

With more unsupervised time, underage alcohol use can increase during the summer months. Talk with your child about the dangers of alcohol and other drugs. #safehwd #summer2021

With more unsupervised time, underage alcohol use can increase during the summer months. Talk with your child about the dangers of alcohol and other drugs. #safehwd #summer2021

With teens having more freedom and unsupervised time during the summer, it is a great time to take a few extra steps to ...
06/04/2021

With teens having more freedom and unsupervised time during the summer, it is a great time to take a few extra steps to help prevent underage drinking.

With teens having more freedom and unsupervised time during the summer, it is a great time to take a few extra steps to help prevent underage drinking.

The summer is a great time to have deeper conversations with your child about the risks of substance use. This is a grea...
06/03/2021

The summer is a great time to have deeper conversations with your child about the risks of substance use. This is a great resource to help you discuss the risks of e-cigarette use with your child.

Please share these resources from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration for #PTSDAwarenessMonth....
06/02/2021

Please share these resources from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration for #PTSDAwarenessMonth. If you or someone you know is struggling with #PTSD, help is available.

Please share these resources from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration for #PTSDAwarenessMonth. If you or someone you know is struggling with #PTSD, help is available.

While many kids look forward to sleeping in, staying up late and lazy days during summer break, parents know that struct...
06/01/2021

While many kids look forward to sleeping in, staying up late and lazy days during summer break, parents know that structure is needed even during the summer months. Check out these tips for managing kids' downtime this summer.

While many kids look forward to sleeping in, staying up late and lazy days during summer break, parents know that structure is needed even during the summer months. Check out these tips for managing kids' downtime this summer.

Parents/Guardians, never underestimate the positive influence that you have in your child's life!
05/28/2021

Parents/Guardians, never underestimate the positive influence that you have in your child's life!

Parents/Guardians, never underestimate the positive influence that you have in your child's life!

We know our students are excited about summer break, but we also know that in a week or two, they will be ready for more...
05/27/2021

We know our students are excited about summer break, but we also know that in a week or two, they will be ready for more structured activities. Check out these boredom-busting tips for a fun and educational summer! #teamhwd #safehwd #summer2021

Celebrate #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth with Mental Health America’s 2021 Toolkit, #Tools2Thrive. The toolkit explores cop...
05/26/2021

Celebrate #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth with Mental Health America’s 2021 Toolkit, #Tools2Thrive. The toolkit explores coping with big changes, recognizing trauma, and building resiliency. Learn more at http://mhanational.org/may.

Celebrate #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth with Mental Health America’s 2021 Toolkit, #Tools2Thrive. The toolkit explores coping with big changes, recognizing trauma, and building resiliency. Learn more at http://mhanational.org/may.

"When teenagers are struggling with emotional problems, they often turn to alcohol or drug use to help them manage painf...
05/25/2021
Mental Health Disorders and Teen Substance Use

"When teenagers are struggling with emotional problems, they often turn to alcohol or drug use to help them manage painful or difficult feelings. In this they are not different from adults. But because adolescent brains are still developing, the results of teenage “self-medication” can be more immediately problematic."

Teenagers struggling with ADHD, anxiety, depression and other emotional problems often turn to alcohol or drugs to help them manage painful feelings. But because their brains are still developing, teenage “self-medication” is more dangerous than it is for adults.

As our children get older, they look forward to summer break being unsupervised and unstructured time. Help your teen ha...
05/25/2021

As our children get older, they look forward to summer break being unsupervised and unstructured time. Help your teen have a safe and fun summer by providing the right balance of structure and unstructured time! #teamhwd #safehwd #summer2021

As our children get older, they look forward to summer break being unsupervised and unstructured time. Help your teen have a safe and fun summer by providing the right balance of structure and unstructured time! #teamhwd #safehwd #summer2021

This #mentalhealthmonth, the Crisis Center is encouraging people to #alwaysask. Here are tips and resources to help you ...
05/24/2021

This #mentalhealthmonth, the Crisis Center is encouraging people to #alwaysask. Here are tips and resources to help you have those conversations if you are concerned about a loved one.

"Our middle kid never presented any reason to be concerned about drugs and alcohol. He exuded self-confidence, enthusias...
05/21/2021
My Son's Problems Have Been Hard on His Siblings - Your Teen Mag

"Our middle kid never presented any reason to be concerned about drugs and alcohol. He exuded self-confidence, enthusiasm, maturity, and leadership. We didn’t become concerned until his junior year of high school. We started noticing changes."

One teen's addiction impacts not just him. How do drugs affect family? Learn how addiction affects siblings.

As graduation and other end of school year celebrations continue, take steps to protect your child against alcohol and o...
05/21/2021

As graduation and other end of school year celebrations continue, take steps to protect your child against alcohol and other drug use. #teamhwd #safehwd

As graduation and other end of school year celebrations continue, take steps to protect your child against alcohol and other drug use. #teamhwd #safehwd

Parents/Guardians, check out SAMHSA's new “Talk.  They Hear You.” campaign mobile app that helps parents/caregivers prep...
05/20/2021
New “Talk. They Hear You.” Campaign Mobile Application

Parents/Guardians, check out SAMHSA's new “Talk. They Hear You.” campaign mobile app that helps parents/caregivers prepare for some of the most important conversations they may ever have with their kids.

Launched in May 2021, SAMHSA’s new “Talk. They Hear You.” campaign mobile app helps parents and caregivers prepare for some of the most important conversati...

Trauma of any kind can be hard on your mental health but working on becoming more resilient can help you feel more at ea...
05/20/2021

Trauma of any kind can be hard on your mental health but working on becoming more resilient can help you feel more at ease. With #Tools2Thrive, you have practical tools that everyone can use to improve their mental health and increase resiliency. Learn more: mhanational.org/may

Trauma of any kind can be hard on your mental health but working on becoming more resilient can help you feel more at ease. With #Tools2Thrive, you have practical tools that everyone can use to improve their mental health and increase resiliency. Learn more: mhanational.org/may

Summer break means more freedom and unsupervised time for our youth. Parents/Guardians, take a few extra steps to help y...
05/19/2021

Summer break means more freedom and unsupervised time for our youth. Parents/Guardians, take a few extra steps to help your teen enjoy a safe and healthy summer! #teamhwd #safehwd #summer2021

Summer break means more freedom and unsupervised time for our youth. Parents/Guardians, take a few extra steps to help your teen enjoy a safe and healthy summer! #teamhwd #safehwd #summer2021

With new forms of marijuana becoming more readily available, youth need to understand the harmful effects of using this ...
05/18/2021

With new forms of marijuana becoming more readily available, youth need to understand the harmful effects of using this substance no matter how it is used. #BeInformed #safehwd

With new forms of marijuana becoming more readily available, youth need to understand the harmful effects of using this substance no matter how it is used. #BeInformed #safehwd

Congratulations to the Class of 2021! We wish you the best in all of your future plans! #graduation2021 #teamhwd #safehw...
05/17/2021

Congratulations to the Class of 2021! We wish you the best in all of your future plans! #graduation2021 #teamhwd #safehwd

Congratulations to the Class of 2021! We wish you the best in all of your future plans! #graduation2021 #teamhwd #safehwd

Join us throughout #mentalhealthmonth as we share facts and resources about mental health. Parents/Guardians, help your ...
05/17/2021

Join us throughout #mentalhealthmonth as we share facts and resources about mental health. Parents/Guardians, help your child develop healthy ways to express their feelings. #safehwd #teamhwd

We all have the power to prevent suicide. Know the warning signs and resources for help. #teamhwd #safehwd #NPW2021 #sui...
05/14/2021

We all have the power to prevent suicide. Know the warning signs and resources for help. #teamhwd #safehwd #NPW2021 #suicideprevention

We all have the power to prevent suicide. Know the warning signs and resources for help. #teamhwd #safehwd #NPW2021 #suicideprevention

Graduation is always an exciting time in the lives of our Seniors. Help your graduate celebrate safely! #graduation2021 ...
05/14/2021

Graduation is always an exciting time in the lives of our Seniors. Help your graduate celebrate safely! #graduation2021 #teamhwd #safehwd

Graduation is always an exciting time in the lives of our Seniors. Help your graduate celebrate safely! #graduation2021 #teamhwd #safehwd

Helping your child understand the risks of vaping will empower them to make safe and healthy choices for their future! #...
05/13/2021

Helping your child understand the risks of vaping will empower them to make safe and healthy choices for their future! #NPW2021 #teamhwd #safehwd

Helping your child understand the risks of vaping will empower them to make safe and healthy choices for their future! #NPW2021 #teamhwd #safehwd

Discuss the risks of marijuana use with your child. Let them know that you want them to stay safe and drug-free! #NPW202...
05/12/2021

Discuss the risks of marijuana use with your child. Let them know that you want them to stay safe and drug-free! #NPW2021 #teamhwd #safehwd

Discuss the risks of marijuana use with your child. Let them know that you want them to stay safe and drug-free! #NPW2021 #teamhwd #safehwd

You have the power to prevent youth alcohol use. Take these steps to help your child make safe and healthy choices for t...
05/11/2021

You have the power to prevent youth alcohol use. Take these steps to help your child make safe and healthy choices for their future! #NPW2021 #teamhwd #safehwd

You have the power to prevent youth alcohol use. Take these steps to help your child make safe and healthy choices for their future! #NPW2021 #teamhwd #safehwd

This National Prevention Week, we will be sharing tips for how you can prevent youth substance use. Take steps to secure...
05/10/2021

This National Prevention Week, we will be sharing tips for how you can prevent youth substance use. Take steps to secure, monitor and properly dispose of your medications to prevent misuse in the home. #NPW2021 #teamhwd #safehwd

This National Prevention Week, we will be sharing tips for how you can prevent youth substance use. Take steps to secure, monitor and properly dispose of your medications to prevent misuse in the home. #NPW2021 #teamhwd #safehwd

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Homewood, AL
35209

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 15:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 15:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 15:00
Thursday 08:00 - 15:00
Friday 08:00 - 15:00

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(205) 870-3026

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