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Guiding Good Decisions program offered in Wood County

Broadcast on WNWO NBC 24 on January 15, 2013


Community Corner: Parent Project Wood County

Broadcast on WSPD 1370 AM on January 13, 2013


Parent Project helps families reduce conflict

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune Nov. 11, 2013


Harmful drugs hide behind innocent names

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune Oct. 20, 2012


Red Ribbon event Friday honors youth

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune Oct. 16, 2012


Drug workshop for parents of teens

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune Oct. 8, 2012


Peers help teens say no to drugs, alcohol

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune Oct. 3, 2012


Help offered to transitioning youth

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune Sept. 22, 2012


ESC board recognizes Lewandowski

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune Sept. 1, 2012


Survey: Student drug use dropping

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune Aug. 21, 2012


Wood County students get statewide leadership training

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune Aug. 2, 2012


Elmwood's campus now tobacco-free

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune July 27, 2012


Elmwood to continue drug tests on athletes

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune Aug. 15, 2012


Elmwood wants to continue drug tests

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune July 11, 2012


Wood County student drug use falls

Appeared in the Toledo Blade July 3, 2012


Local course offered to help parents address teens' destructive behavior

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune June 22, 2011


Youth drug use studied

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune May 11, 2012


Parents can learn about guiding teens to good choices during series in Eastwood

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune Feb. 25, 2012


Bullying Takes the Stage

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune Feb. 13, 2012


Coalition fights drug use in youth

Appeared on 13 ABC Action News Feb. 10, 2012


Rossford Students use drama to start talk about bullying

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune Feb. 9, 2012


BG parenting series focus: Kids 7 to 14

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune Jan. 7, 2012


Parent Project helps adults learn how to communicate with strong-willed children

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune Dec. 7, 2011


Ohio Northern fights rising heroin problem

News report that appeared on WLIO Lima News Nov. 14, 2011


Dave Horger Report Oct. 27, 2011

Radio segment about the Wood County prescription take-back that aired on the Dave Horger Report Oct. 27, 2011


Students celebrate drug-free lifestyles

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune Oct. 26, 2011


Dave Horger Report 10/21/11

Radio segment about Red Ribbon Week Kickoff that aired on the Dave Horger Report Oct. 21, 2011


NBHS announces Jr Hi Movie Night / Annual Dodgeball

Appeared on theNBXpress.com on Oct. 6, 2011


Rossford eighth-graders connect during Challenge Day activities

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune Sept. 24, 2011


Local students join peers for Ohio Teen Institute leadership training

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune July 27, 2011


Hamilton stepping in as Northwood girls coach (07-08-11)

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune July 8, 2011


Students rewarded for drug-free leadership

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune July 2, 2011


Local course offered to help parents address teens' destructive behavior

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune June 22, 2011


Wood County youth rewarded for drug-free leadership

Appeared on theNBXpress.com on June 19, 2011


Keeping kids safe

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune Jan. 5, 2011


Parent Project gives parents tools to connect with teens

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune Jan. 5, 2011


Workshop helps parents in effort to guide children's good choices

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune Dec. 22, 2010


The Morning Show 12/21/2010

More about the Parent Project series starting in January 2011. Radio News segment that was broadcast Dec. 20, 2010 on the Morning Show hosted by Dave Horger on WBGU 88.1 FM.


The Morning Show 12/20/2010

Story about the Parent Project series that started in January, 2011. Radio News segment that was broadcast Dec. 20, 2010 on the Morning Show hosted by Dave Horger on WBGU 88.1 FM.


Teaching from tragedy

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune Nov. 18, 2010


Teen Institute retreat reinforces message of drug-free lifestyle

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune Nov. 17, 2010


N. Baltimore Cutting $1.2 million from project

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune Oct. 30, 2010


Power of choices... and dance

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune Oct. 30, 2010


Series of workshops help parents reduce risk of teenage drug use

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune Oct. 9, 2010


NB Student Survey Shows Positive Results

Article published Oct. 4, 2010 on The NB XPress.com


N.Baltimore drug use decreases for students

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune Sept. 29, 2010


County task force continues focus on underage drinking

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune Sept. 29, 2010


Youth study shows drug usage has fallen, but work still needed

Article published September 15, 2010 in The Toledo Blade


'Parent Project' gives adults useful tools to deal with adolescents

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune Sept. 14, 2010


Wood County Prescription Take-Back Initiative

Article published Sept. 9, 2010 on The NB XPress.com


NB H. S. Drug Testing Results

Article published Sept. 6, 2010 on The NB XPress.com


Perrysburg student drug use surveyed

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune Aug. 17, 2010


Teens attend state T.I. leadership camp

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune July 27, 2010


Wood County teens lead 'New Cool Street Team' against underage drinking

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune July 20, 2010


Parent Project gives adults skills needed to navigate job of parenting

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune June 8, 2010


The Morning Show 5/26/2010

Lorrie Lewindowski talks about local marijuana use in relation to the youth health survey. Radio news segment that was broadcast May 26, 2010 on the Morning Show hosted by Dave Horger on WBGU 88.1 FM.


The Morning Show 5/25/2010

Lorrie Lewindowski talks about Life Skills programs and their relation to the decline in drug use. Radio news segment that was broadcast May 25, 2010 on the Morning Show hosted by Dave Horger on WBGU 88.1 FM.


The Morning Show 5/17/2010

Dr. Bill Ivoska talks about the results of a recent Youth Health Survey. Radio news segment that was broadcast May 17, 2010 on the Morning Show hosted by Dave Horger on WBGU 88.1 FM.


Drug use down in county youths

Apeared in Sentinel-Tribune on May 14, 2010


BG targets teen driving & drinking

Appeared in Sentinel-Tribune on March 20, 2010


Youth leaders are positive role models

Appeared in Sentinel-Tribune on March 5, 2010


Parent Project on WBGU radio

The Wood County Educational Service Center's Parent Project program was featured in a radio news segment that was broadcast Jan. 27, 2010 on the Morning Show hosted by Dave Horger on WBGU 88.1 FM.


Rossford project offers help on teen behavior

Appeared in the Toledo Blade Jan. 20, 2010


Effective communication, skills taught in Parent Project classes

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune Jan. 16, 2010


Dialogue Night teaches parents, youth how to communicate

In December, teens, parents and other community members from Perrysburg High School gathered to learn how to talk to each other about subjects that affect them on a daily basis. Vew the story on our blog.


County's youth leaders  meet for Teen Institute

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune Nov. 19, 2009


Story of Task Force on radio and online

An audio segment about the Wood County Educational Service Center's Communities Mobilizing for Change in Alcohol (CMCA) Task Force was broadcast Nov. 13, 2009, on the Morning Show with Dave Horger, on WBGU, 88.1 FM.


Meeting to address underage drinking

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune Nov. 7, 2009


Dialogue Nights help teens, parents talk and listen to each other

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune Oct. 29, 2009


Former OSU Buckeye helping students keep healthy lifestyles

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune Oct. 19, 2009


Wood County Educational Service Center receives $5 million

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune July. 16, 2009


Teachers may get summer off-but parent don't

Appeared in the Sentinel-Tribune May 29, 2009


Youths learn ways to cut drinking

Appeared in the Toledo Blade March 25, 2009


Perrysburg schools plan drug testing

Appeared in the Toledo Blade Dec. 18, 2008


Ohio grants $1.5M to 9 Wood County school districts for drug prevention

Appeared in the Toledo Blade June 4, 2008


Substance abuse by Wood County youth in decline

Appeared in the Toledo Blade May 17, 2008


Communities rally to tame youth drinking

Appeared in the Toledo Blade March 27, 2006