Our Sponsors

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The GWBCC Virtual Auction

Exciting News! Our online auction begins Thursday, October 15th and runs through October 29th! Check it out— view, purchase and support the Greater West Bloomfield Community Coalition HERE FOR WEB and HERE FOR MOBILE.

Thank you to our 2020 Fundraiser Sponsors! Please check out all of our generous sponsors HERE.

Virtual Auction

Yoga & Guided Meditation

Join us on October 28th at 7 pm to participate in a fun hour of yoga and fun meditation with Certified Yoga Therapist Julie Levinson and Kelly Melistas M.S., L.L.P. Please see the flyer below for more information on this event.

To register in advance for this event, please click here.

Henry Ford Yoga

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

October 24th is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Turn in your unused or expired medication at the West Bloomfield Police Department from 10 am – 2 pm for safe disposal. For more information on this event, please see the flyer below.
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Free Community Naloxone Training

Please join us, the Alliance of Coalitions for Healthy Communities, the Keego Harbor Police Department and the West Bloomfield Fire Department for a FREE Virtual Naloxone training on October 22nd from 6 to 7 pm. For more information on this virtual event, please see the flyer below.

To register in advance for this event, please click here.

Pandemic Parenting: Back to School Edition

In case you missed us on August 20th for this event, child psychologist Nikki O’Donnell discussed how to help our children during these unpredictable times, manage expectations, navigate in-school & virtual learning, and more. To watch the event, please click here.

We Have Exciting News!

The Greater West Bloomfield Community Coalition has Exciting News! We are very honored to have been awarded The Seymour Gretchko Youth Advocate Award!

This award is one of the many Michigan Week awards. Michigan Week Awards are a revered 48-year-old tradition in Greater West Bloomfield, saluting individuals and groups who make volunteer service a priority and dedicate themselves to furthering the common good. Please click this link and see us receive this great honor!

Building Better Boundaries

If you were unable to join us on June 9th for this event, psychologist Nikki O’Donnell discussed ways to build better boundaries and expectations for children at home. To watch the virtual event, please click here.

Coping Skills Session

If you missed the Facebook Live session from Monday, April 20th, please click here to watch the full session about coping skills with Judy Lipson from Spiral Wisdom LLC.

West Bloomfield Meditation Channel

Everyone deserves to meditate. Here are a few videos from Journey Meditation about mindfulness and meditation to help you stay focused and productive. We’ve added a password for security. The password is meditate. To watch these videos, please click here.

2017-2018 MiPHY Study Results

Watch this video to learn more about the results of this study on mental health and substance abuse.

A Dangerous New Tobacco Product

This new product, called the IQOS Heating System, is not like any current cigarettes or e-cigarettes. Click here to learn more.

2019 Parent Survey Key Findings

Michigan Week Awards Breakfast

Congratulations to all of our KIC Michigan Week Hidden Treasures Award winners!

KIC Michigan Week Breakfast

Featured News and Info: The Truth About...

Vaping Now an Epidemic Among High Schoolers

Read the alarming CNN report here.

Teen Undergoes CPR after Vaping at School

A Georgia high school student collapsed and nearly died after using a vape pen. Read more here.

14 Young People Hospitalized after Vaping

In Wisconsin and Illinois, 14 young people were hospitalized after vaping. 11 had cases of severe lung disease, and 3 others reported difficulty breathing. Read this article to learn more.

The Dangers of E-Cigarettes

Vaping has been marketed as a healthier alternative to smoking. However, recent studies have now linked e-cigarettes to a higher risk of stroke, heart attack, diseased arteries, and cancer. Read this article to learn more.

Think Vaping is Safe... Think Again

Vaping Guide for Parents

The non-profit organization Partnership for Drug Free Kids just recently published a free vaping guide for parents that contains important information regarding the risks and unknowns of vaping in kids. To learn more, visit their website here.

Vaping Tool Kit

5 Things to Know About Vaping

According to experts, vaping is a problem that parents do not get schooled on, which often leads to the wrong perceptions. The Detroit Free Press recently published a free article covering the 5 most important things parents should know about vaping.

Vaping Facts & Myths

Vaping Facts & Myths

6 Vaping Products Disguised as Household Items

There’s a range of vaping products companies are selling online that are designed to look like everyday items. Teens are currently using those devices, allowing them to vape undetected right under the noses of parents and teachers. To find out more about what everyday items could be disguised as e-cigarettes, please click here.

Juulers Against Juul

Vaping, Smoking, and COVID-19

Marijuana Talk Kit: What You Need to Know to Talk with Your Teen About Marijuana

Between marijuana legalization, the normalization in pop culture and new ways of using (edibles, vaporizers, concentrates), it's becoming more complicated for parents to talk to their teens. So where do you start? And what should you say? The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids is here to help. To order a FREE kit, visit: this webpage.

Preventing Marijuana Use Among Youth & Young Adults

Here is a great article about preventing marijuana use from the Alliance of Coalitions for Healthy Communities (ACHC).

Marijuana Usage in West Bloomfield

Splash reporter Sheena Monnin attended a panel at Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital where both local and state leaders gathered together to discuss the side effects of using marijuana.

Risks of Marijuana

Click here to learn more about the risks of using marijuana.

Clear The Smoke: Marijuana Toolkit

Impact of Marijuana on Adolescent Health

Drive and Ride Sober

Drunk Driving Car Special thanks to A&M Service Center for providing the car!

Underage Drinking

Underage Drinking Fact Sheet

Michigan Underage Drinking - Do Your Part

Preventing Underage Drinking

Click here to learn more about preventing underage drinking.

College Drinking

Make A Difference - Talk to Your Child

Keeping Watch: Heroin in Our Community

Learn more at http://civiccentertv.com/keepingwatch/

Prescription Drug Abuse Toolkit

Suicide Prevention

Suicide is a major public health problem and is the second leading cause of death in the United States and Michigan. Please click here to learn more about how it can be prevented.

Suicide Prevention Toolkit

New Oakland Crisis Line

New Oakland Crisis Line

Coping Skills List

Oakland Community Health Network

Federal, State, and/or County funding has been provided through Oakland Community Health Network Substance Use Disorder Services to support project costs.