West Shore Middle School Raises Money to Bring Awareness to and Help Prevent Substance Use

On October 28, 2016, in the wind and the cold, the students at West Shore Middle School raised money and walked for substance use prevention in their First Annual Walk for Awareness! The school provided a large monetary donation to Milford Prevention Council to help prevent substance abuse and fight addiction.  A portion of


Information for Parents

Research suggests that the most effective factor in preventing youth substance abuse is the involvement and awareness of a parent/guardian and members of the larger community. The Milford Prevention Council (MPC) has always understood this and seeks to design programs to work WITH parents, community members, and young people to educate them about alcohol,


Where Can I Get Help?

Milford Youth and Family Services Local Resource The Milford Youth and Family Services consist of a Clinical Coordinator, two Part-time Program Coordinators and Clinical staff. This department is responsible for Family Therapy, Group Therapy, In-School Satellite Program, Rent-A-Kid Program, Mayor’s Youth Award, Back-to-School Backpack Program, The Police and Youth Partnership Program, and positive Prevention


6th Annual Freshman Forums (Influences on Youth)

Influences on Youth Forum November 2016 – One of our most important events presented to Freshman students and their parents/guardians at both Law and Foran High Schools. We had amazing speakers present their expertise on the effects of marijuana, prescription drugs, social media, personal experiences and facts on the dangers of underage drinking and


Billboard Competition

New Billboards in Milford A competition among ninth-graders at Jonathan Law High School resulted in billboard designs supporting the mission of the Milford Prevention Council. Approximately seventy students participated through their health classes, hoping to be one of the winners whose art would be displayed on a Outfront Media during the summer. The purpose was to bring


Have an idea for MPC?

Have an idea for MPC? We are always looking for creative and enlightening content from Milford students to create for MPC.  PSA’s (Public Service Announcements) are a great and interactive way to understand issues at hand while learning how to avoid or change habits and lifestyles. Thank you to 2015 Jonathan Law High School senior students in Mr.