(SUN POST STAFF PHOTO BY KEVIN MILLER)
Know the Truth and Our Young Addicts hosted the fourth “From Statistics to Solutions,” conference at North Hennepin Community College April 25. The conference, which addresses youth substance abuse and addiction, focused on family dynamics and recovery this year. Pictured is a panel discussion on trends and terminology in youth substance abuse, with moderator and Brooklyn Park resident Rose McKinney facilitating discussion, and Leah LaRue with Millennium Health, Amber Hewitt with Know the Truth Prevention Program, and Brenda Servais with the Melrose Center fielding questions from the crowd. McKinney is the founder of Our Young Addicts. Brooklyn Park Mayor Jeff Lunde also proclaimed April 25 as “From Statistics to Solutions Day” at the Brooklyn Park City Council’s April 22 meeting.