September 2019 Meeting Minutes

Livonia Save Our Youth Coalition

General Meeting Minutes

 September 04, 2019

In attendance:  Karen Coleman, Jessica Hillen, C. Ramos, M. Venn, Bob Douville, LSOY Staff:  Karen Bonanno

Meeting Minutes Approval 

Bob Douville, motioned to approve minutes, Meg Venn seconded, unanimously approved

Community Reporting

  • Karen Bonanno led discussion about vaping lung issues
  • Meg Venn talked about active shooter awareness
  • Carmen Ramos – works for Hegira Health, wraparound services
  • Jessica Hillen from St. Mary Mercy Livonia – addiction treatment resources update at SMML: adult IOP, Addiction: What you need to know and what you can do, Western Wayne Recovery, Outpatient evaluation & access (7 Mile & Newburgh)

Coalition Update

  • Program coordinator position will be posted soon

Updates – Old Business

  • Participants asked to review listed Old Business events to be mindful of time
  • Event highlights include Karen B. gave a current drug trends presentation to Livonia Public School health teachers, fall events volunteer sign up available.

Ongoing Planning

  • Addiction: What you need to know and what you can do – Session start up Sept. 3 with 15 participants, week 3 will focus on vaping
  • 01Oct – Narcan Training, Jimmy Johns General Managers, LSOY conference room

New Business

  • 05Sept – Healthy Partners
  • 06Sept – Michigan Prevention Association – Marijuana Education for Governor
  • 11Sept – High School Parent Open House
  • 12Sept – Holmes Parent Open House
  • 15Sept – Old Fashioned Corn Roast
  • 19Sept – Middle School Open House
  • 19Sept – Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority Meeting
  • 26Sept – Sustainability Training
  • 27Sept – Board of Directors, Livonia Chamber of Commerce
  • 30Sept – Board of Advisors, Livonia Y

Karen noted that many volunteers would be needed for fall events, especially school open houses

Local resources and LSOY contact information reviewed