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It takes a community to help you help your kids make safe and healthy decisions. This blog tackles the real, everyday issues our children face concerning drugs and alcohol, authored by law enforcement and other professionals in various roles serving communities just like yours.

August 10, 2011 | by Julia Corwin 0 Comments

Idle hands…

With summer vacation well under way, many children are no doubt getting bored. This, we know, can lead to trouble! With boredom, the temptation to try alcohol or drugs is greater. In this week’s blog post, Julia Corwin, of the Salt Lake City Police Department, has provided some advice for... Continue Reading >

CATEGORIES: Alcohol, Drug, Parent, Prevention, Teen


June 28, 2011 | by Julia Corwin 1 Comments

Do Scare Tactics Work?

We asked Julia Corwin, Investigative Specialist with the Salt Lake City Police Dept. and PACT360 writer, to reflect on her professional experiences with regards to “scare tactics.” In response to the question, "Are 'scare tactics' - exaggerating the negative consequences of drug use – effective as a deterrent for teens?",... Continue Reading >

CATEGORIES: Prevention, Teen


November 15, 2010 | by Julia Corwin 1 Comments

What new drug trends are you most concerned about?

The Partnership at is excited to introduce a new blogger, Julia Corwin, to the PACT360 community platform. Corwin is an Investigative Specialist for the Salt Lake City Police Department. She has worked in the Meth Initiative and with Utah’s Alliance for Drug Endangered Children, and works closely to implement... Continue Reading >

CATEGORIES: Alcohol, Drug, Parent, Teen