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RISE Drug Free MKE is working on reducing harmful "upstream" factors that contribute to substance misuse while promoting factors that help a person avoid misusing alcohol and drugs.

Light & Unite RED Week March 18-24, 2024

RISE Drug Free MKE partners wearing red for LUR Week 2024

RISE Drug Free MKE coalition partners, with the support of Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Services, is presenting Light & Unite Red Week from March 18 to March 24, in conjunction with National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week. This year, we’re offering a mix of events and enlightening activities to show our support for preventing and reducing substance misuse in Milwaukee County.

Some of these activities include:

  • Lighting the Hoan RED on March 20
  • Prevention Trivia Night and Sip Responsibly and Paint Night at Safe & Sound
  • Mocktails and Yoga, AODA Bingo, AODA Jeopardy, and a screening of “Billy” at Pathfinders Drop-In Center
  • South Shore Resource Fair organized by South Shore CARES
  • Language Matters: Dignifying Lived Experiences Through Words Webinar presented by Community Advocates Public Policy Institute
  • Community Care Night: Art, Narcan Training, and STI Testing organized by the Dominican Center and Community Advocates Public Policy Institute

Here’s how you can get involved: