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Talking to Your Children After Tragedy

A high-profile tragedy strikes anxiety into the minds and hearts of people of all ages. Hours, days, weeks, and even months after the event are spent processing what happened and dealing with the emotions that result. For parents, helping children …

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Children of Alcoholics Awareness Week

Children of Alcoholics Awareness Week is taking place now through February 17th. This internationally recognized campaign is led by the National Association for Children of Addiction (NACOA) and aims to raise awareness of the effects that a parent or guardian’s …

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Teen Dating Violence Month

Teen Dating Violence Month, taking place annually during the month of February, is a national effort to raise awareness about abuse in teens and 20-something relationships and promote programs that prevent it. Dating violence is more common than many people may …

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Prescription Drug Misuse… How Common is It?

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse For Teens, alcohol and marijuana are the two most commonly misused substances by young Americans. This is why many community prevention programs and events are geared towards educating students and their parents …

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National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week is taking place this year from January 22nd-28th. This national observance empowers teens to challenge myths about drugs by learning and applying pertinent facts and resources. Launched in 2010 by scientists at the National …

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No Name-Calling Week

The 15th annual No Name-Calling Week is taking place this year from January 15th-19th. The inspiration for this event originally stemmed from a novel entitled The Misfits by James Howe, which tells the story of a group of students running …

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Beat Those Winter Blues!

For many, the winter blues seems to creep up almost immediately as the excitement of the holidays is quickly replaced with cold, gray, short days. As the temperatures plummet so can our moods, energy, and motivation. This can leave us …

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New Year’s Resolutions: A Family Conversation

With the new year approaching, many people see it as a great time to set resolutions to eliminate bad habits and tackle tasks that have been sitting on to-do lists for what feels like an eternity.  Setting New Year’s resolutions …

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This is Your Teen’s Brain on Drugs

Three decades ago, the image of an egg sizzling in a frying pan represented “your brain on drugs” on television screens across America. This frequently aired PSA ended by simply asking viewers: “Any questions?” Well, over the years we have …

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Katonah-Lewisboro Prevention Coalition Event- DAPC Resource Sheet

Thank you to everyone who attended last week’s Katonah-Lewisboro Prevention Coalition event- “Chapter 2: Community Perspectives on Heroin/Opioid Use.” You can find the DAPC Resource Sheet discussed that evening below:                           …

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