Community Strong’s action teams are building programs & connecting the community!
The Workplace Wellness action team (CSWW) are busy preparing for the launch of the initial pilot of the Healthy Workplace award and the free, turn-key wellness program framework to allow nearly any organizations to receive the award with a little enthusiasm and intentional planning. On July 1, the event details will go out for the ZOOM unveiling and Q&A for the CSWW Program: The Award & Toolkit. (To learn more or to sign your organization up to be among the first to receive the St. Charles County exclusive Healthy Workplace Award for 2020-2021, CLICK HERE)
The Substance Misuse Prevention action team (CRUSH coalition) is planning a host of events throughout the remainder of the year and is partnered with SSM and the Just Between Friends (JBF) program for their event this weekend, June 26th through the 28th at the Old Johnny Mac’s (event details HERE). CRUSH will have a Rock Painting booth for adults and children alike to pick up our rock painting kits which include painting materials, rocks, and pamphlets outlining the instructions/purpose of the project. Participants are encouraged to paint positive images/messaging to the rocks, use the unique hashtag (#CRUSHscc) and post to the Facebook group, Community Rocks Utilized to Spread Hope, and place the rock in an easily observable part of the community. Anyone who observes the rock will undoubtably be lead to the centralized Facebook group and the resource pages we’re currently promoting. As of now, that resource page is the DEA’s WithyouSTL.com, which includes a near comprehensive list of accesses to mental health and substance use disorder support in the local area. So folks can have fun painting rocks with friends and family, engage in positive social media awareness groups, and advocate for community health and happiness.
We are absolutely thrilled to be partnered with SSM and Just Between Friends at THIS EVENT to connect the community, spread positivity, and with any luck- provide access to the resources to people who could use the connections and support as well.
-- update provided by Thomas Redd, Project Coordinator, Community Strong SCC