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logo_MATForceCottonwood AZ (February 8, 2016) – On February 25th, MATFORCE will host an important community Lunch ‘n Learn addressing teen suicide and depression prevention.

Teen Lifeline will be conducting this presentation to help parents, teachers, coaches and any adult working with youth learn how to identify signs and intervene to prevent suicide.  Participants will learn risk factors and warning signs for suicide and depression, as well as different coping techniques.  The presentation will also include suggestions on how to appropriately approach youth and discuss issues in a safe manner. Read More→

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Motor Vehicle Accident on Cornville Road; Horse Injured

Friday, February 5th, 2016

logo_verdevalleyfiredistrictCornville AZ (February 5, 2016) – On Thursday, February 4 at 11:04am the Verde Valley Fire District (VVFD) responded to a Motor Vehicle Accident on Cornville Road near Brookside.  Upon arrival crews found two vehicles with heavy damage and one vehicle hauling a horse trailer with one horse inside. 

Further assessment revealed no injuries to the two drivers although the horse was injured.   Read More→

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Professional Women’s Group After Hours Event

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

logo_professionalwomensgroupCamp Verde AZ (February 3, 2016) – The local Chapter of Professional Women’s Group is having their first After Hours Business Networking of 2016 on Wednesday, February 17th at the Camp Verde’s newest restaurant, Moscato Restaurante Italiano, 396 S. Main Street, Camp Verde from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. Read More→

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MATFORCE Announces Annual Youth Poster Contest

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

logo_MATForceVerde Valley AZ (February 3, 2016) – MATFORCE and the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office announce the annual MATFORCE Youth Poster Contest. The 2016 theme is “Stand With Me, Be Drug Free.”

Yavapai County youth, from age 5 to 18, are invited to enter the contest.  Winning posters will be used in official MATFORCE materials, such as school posters, prevention workbooks, website and for local or state media releases. Read More→

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MATFORCE Hosts Training on
Medication-Assistance Treatment

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

logo_MATForceVerde Valley AZ (February 2, 2016) – MATFORCE is hosting a training on Medication-Assistance Treatment (MAT), used to treat substance abuse.  The professional training will focus on treatment for those in the corrections community.  However, the training will provide valuable information for anyone working in the substance abuse treatment field.  ASU Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy and Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network are sponsoring the event. Read More→

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MATFORCE Announces Annual Video Contest

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

logo_MATForceVerde Valley AZ (January 26, 2016) – MATFORCE announces its annual “My Voice Makes a Difference” video contest.   Area youth ages 11 to 18 and college students are invited to let their voices be heard by creating an original short video that makes a positive statement about reducing drug and alcohol abuse.  The theme for 2016 is “Stand With Me – Be Drug Free.” Read More→

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“Mental Health Monday” Focuses on Suicide

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

logo_mentalhealthawarenessweekSedona AZ (January 23, 2016) – The Mental Health Coalition Verde Valley (MHCVV),in partnership with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute,  is launching “Mental Health Monday” on February 1 at Yavapai College Sedona Campus, 4215 Arts Village Dr.

The new, free, monthly program is open to the public and will consist of three parts: a speaker from 9:30-10:30AM, the Coalition business meeting from 10:30-11:30AM, and a film and community conversation in the evening from 6:30-8:30PM. The subject of the first “Mental Health Monday” is suicide.  Read More→

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logo_MATForceVerde Valley AZ (January 21, 2016) – MATFORCE is pleased to announce the winners of its annual Pizza Box Topper Art Contest.  The theme of this year’s contest is ‘Drinking under the age of 21 is not OK!’  Participating pizza stores will attach winning posters to the top of their pizza boxes during the month of February, helping raise awareness about underage drinking risks.  Read More→

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logo_inspirationofsedonaSedona AZ (January 18, 2016) – On Thursday, January 28th, at 6:30 PM, The Inspiration of Sedona will show Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret. This will be followed by a discussion with co-producer Dr. Sailesh Rao, founder and Executive Director of Climate Healers. (www.climatehealers.org) Read More→

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VVFD Responds to Cornville House Fire

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

logo_verdevalleyfiredistrictCornville AZ (January 13, 2016) – On January 13, 2016 approximately 4:00 am the Verde Valley Fire District (VVFD) responded to a House Fire on the 2600 block of Karlson Dr. in Cornville.  Upon arrival the crews found a small size home with light smoke showing from a corner of the roof.

Crews went into an offensive mode and were able to locate the origin of the fire, and made access to the void just above the ceiling and extinguish.  The fire appeared to have started from electrical wiring in the void area.    Read More→