Press Release: Iowa to Host Digital Literacy & Wellness Conference Targeting Youth High-Risk Behavior Reduction

For Immediate Release Thursday, September 19, 2019 Contact: Peter Komendowski (515) 729-7334 Iowa to Host Digital Literacy & Wellness Conference Targeting Youth High-Risk Behavior Reduction DES MOINES – Peter Komendowski and Dr. Douglas Gentile of Iowa State University announced Iowa will host the Digital Literacy & Wellness

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Substance Abuse and Marijuana in the Workplace

Nearly 21 million Americans are living with substance use disorder, according to the U.S. Surgeon General. Three-quarters of those struggling with addiction to alcohol, pain medication, marijuana and other substances are employed. Marijuana is the most frequently used illicit drug in the United States, and about 7.8%

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Surviving Bad Special – Watch Entire Show

A Special Edition of Surviving Bad: Iowa Students Speak Out on Alcohol, Marijuana and Vaping. Filmed at MFL MarMac HS in Monona, Iowa with a live audience, students share their innermost thoughts and fears of the high-risk activities they encounter. Here is the Press Release: CEDAR RAPIDS,

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More Face To Face Time Could Lower High Risk Behavior, Healthy Iowa President Says

This article originally appeared in the Atlantic News Telegraph on May 6, 2019 by Jennifer Nichols. Our own Peter Komendowski, Executive Director of the Partnership for Healthy Iowa, spoke to members of the Atlantic Rotary Club on Thursday about ways to stop high risk behavior. Read full

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Surviving Bad – Students and Teachers Share Views on High-Risk Activities

This weekend! Watch students and teachers from MFL MarMac HS share personal views on high-risk activities Iowa’s youth face today on #MC22’s one-hour special episode of “Surviving Bad.” Hosted by Peter Komendowski. Thursday, May 16 at 7pm Friday, May 17 at 3:30pm Saturday, May 18 at 10am

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SUNDAY TALK: Komendowski on the Raising of Our Children

This originally appeared on KIOW on May 16, 2019. Peter H. Komendowski, who is President of the group, which is a part of the Governor’s Office on Drug Control Policy, sat down with KIOW/KHAM News Director A. J. Taylor to discuss this mission and how everyone can

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