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Community Education Series

Education & Events

Rosecrance Jackson’s Community Education Series is a free service available to help family members, loved ones and our community better understand alcohol, cannabis, problem gambling and gaming, and opioid overdose.  Both research-based lectures and supporting videos are used to teach concepts.


Tuesdays 6-7 p.m.

Wednesdays noon- 1 p.m.

For more information

Contact Jody Monroe at for more information.

Class Topics

Week 1:  Alcohol
Education about the culture and consumption of alcohol as a leading community health concern. 

Wednesday, February 1 Zoom registration:
Tuesday, February 7 Zoom registration:

Week 2:  Cannabis
Education on the facts and health consequences of cannabis use, based on current medical research.

Wednesday, February 8 Zoom registration:
Tuesday, February 14 Zoom registration:

Week 3:  Problem Gambling and Gaming

Participants learn how to recognize the warning signs of problem gambling and gaming, and about available resources.

Wednesday, February 15 Zoom registration:
Tuesday, February 21 Zoom registration:

Week 4:  General Overdose and Naloxone

How to identify the signs of an opioid overdose and how to reverse the overdose with Naloxone. Naloxone provides a window of opportunity to get them safely to follow-up medical care. 

Wednesday, February 28 Zoom registration:

Rosecrance Jackson Centers is part of the IDPH Integrated Provider Network with services funded by the Iowa Department of Public Health and the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.