The Stand Project is an Upper Arlington community coalition committed to impacting youth substance misuse and standing by students
and families in finding help.

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VAPING | 6-PART PARENT VIDEO SERIES

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53 Positive Things You Can Say to Your Child

Created by 2 hastings middle school students

Happy Valentines Day 2019 from The Stand Project. We are sharing 53 positive things to say to your child this Valentine's Day. Please Like, Follow, Share.
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2019 UA State of the City
Award Winners

Congratulations jon rice! 

Congratulations to Jon Rice for winning the Community Safety Award at this years’ Upper Arlington State of the City Address! Officer Rice is a dedicated school resource officer concerned with the safety and well-being of our students He is all too aware of the challenges facing students and families when it comes to substance use and abuse. As a father, the High School Resource Officer, Stand Project Board member and advisor for The Stand Project Student group, he demonstrates a unique combination of empathy, understanding and accountability. As a board member for the Stand Project —the Upper Arlington Community Coalition committed to preventing youth substance misuse—Officer Rice is a subject matter expert on the law and a tireless advocate for students. He understood that we must reach more young people, raise awareness and offer substance free activities. He facilitated training Stand Project high school students to go into middle schools to share with younger students the challenges and solutions surrounding substance use and misuse.

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RESPONSIBLE DISPOSAL - DROPBOX

Thanks to a grant from the CVS/pharmacy Medical Disposal for Safer Communities Program received in 2015, the City of Upper Arlington hosts a permanent Drug Collection Unit in the Concourse Gallery of the Municipal Services Center (MSC). Applying for the grant and pursuing safe modes of disposing of unwanted medication was a joint effort of the Leadership UA Class of 2015, the Police Division and The Stand Project. Drugs can be dropped off with no questions asked.

Accepted items: 
Any pills, liquids, inhalers, or ointments that are prescribed

Items that cannot be accepted:
Thermometers, Needles (sharps), Medication/medical waste from businesses or clinics, any over-the-counter medication

The Upper Arlington Municipal Building
3600 Tremont Road. 
Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – Friday

To drop off prescription drugs after normal business hours or if no one is in the City Manager's office, you can contact the Upper Arlington Police Department (down the hall in the Municipal Building) (614) 583-5150.

Visit http://rxdrugdropbox.org/ to find other locations in the Central Ohio area.

Visit out Resources page for more information regarding safe and proper disposal of prescription medications, 

WHY I STAND

“IT'S VERY DIFFICULT TO BE THE PARENT OF A CHILD WHO IS STRUGGLING… YOU DON'T KNOW HOW TO REACT AND YOU REALLY DON'T KNOW WHERE TO TURN.”

Jenny Ledman, Upper Arlington parent &
The Stand Project Chair

“IT'S AMAZING THAT A COMMUNITY HAS COME TOGETHER WITH SUCH A ROBUST GROUP OF CIVIC LEADERS, EDUCATORS AND FAMILY MEMBERS... ALL FOCUSED ON HELPING.”

Becky Wilkins, Community Outreach Chair OSU Wexner Medical Center & Associate Director of Rardin Family Practice

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE STAND PROJECT
OR HAVE A QUESTION, PLEASE DON'T HESITATE TO CONTACT US.

If you are experiencing an emergency and need immediate medical attention or psychiatric help,
call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest emergency department.