Craig Briefs: Grand Futures coalition conducting drug survey |

Craig Briefs: Grand Futures coalition conducting drug survey

Grand Futures Prevention Coalition is collecting data on parents’ beliefs and perceptions about the use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs by their children. The survey results will help to inform youth substance use prevention efforts in Northwest Colorado. Parents who have a child in middle school or high school are eligible to take the survey.

Your feedback is greatly appreciated. To take the Moffat County survey, visit

Seminar for handling upset employees slated

A free seminar about “How to handle an upset or agitated employee” is from 8 to 9:30 a.m. May 17 in Colorado Northwestern Community College Academic Building room 175. The seminar will be presented by Tom Gangel of Colorado West Mental Health. Topics will include: how to de-escalate a situation when tempers flare; strategies for identifying the causes of agitation and methods to reduce pressure-filled interactions; keys to recognizing the signs of an employee in need; techniques for reducing or eliminating conflict and anger in the workplace; and methods to lower tension levels when delivering negative performance feedback.

RSVP to 970-879-3075 or