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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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“Blackout Wednesday”

In recent years, “Blackout Wednesday” or “Black Wednesday” has become the moniker designated to the night before Thanksgiving. High incidents of binge drinking and drunk driving have been found to take place on Thanksgiving Eve due to several factors such …

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World Kindness Day

This Monday, November 13th, nations all over the world will be celebrating World Kindness Day. This observance provides us all with an opportunity to recognize, share, and celebrate all forms of kindness. Why is this day important to the DAPC …

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Tie One On For Safety!

According to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), 891 people lost their lives due drunk driving accidents during last year’s holiday season. With statistics deeming the time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day one of the most dangerous for America’s roads, …

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National Drug-Free Work Week

The first Drug-Free Work Week was initiated by the U.S. Department of Labor in 2006 with an original focus on improving safety and health in the construction industry through drug-free workplace programs. In the years that followed more organizations in …

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National Teen Driver Safety Week

Today marks the start of National Teen Driver Safety Week, a great reminder for parents to have conversations with their young drivers about rules to follow on the road. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), six teens a …

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Upcoming Event: “Community Perspectives on Heroin/Opioid Use”

The Katonah-Lewisboro Prevention Coalition’s upcoming program “Chapter 2- Community Perspectives on Heroin/Opioid Use: Educating Ourselves & Protecting Our Children” is taking place on Wednesday, October 25th from 7-9pm at John Jay Middle School. See flyer for details. Bedford and Pound …

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National Depression Screening Day

WHAT: The annual National Depression Screening Day (NDSD) aims to raise awareness and screen for depression, anxiety, and related mood disorders. Screenings use validated questionnaires and provide referral information for treatment. WHERE: Sites for in-person screenings and access to online …

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National Bullying Prevention Month

National Bullying Prevention Month is a time when communities can unite nationwide to raise awareness of bullying prevention through events, activities, outreach, and education. For parents and teachers, it is especially important to be able to recognize signs that a …

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“Reversing the Stigma” Film Event

The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) is presenting a new documentary that shines a light on how New York State is working to combat addiction. The film will tell the stories of various people who …

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