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Let’s #MentionPrevention: Talk About Vaping

VAPING VIDEO In 2020 the number of youth who vaped has gone down significantly vs. 2019.  We need to continue the conversations early and often about the dangers of vaping.  Watch our video about the dangers of vaping in our community and access our discussion guides!   PARENT DISCUSSION GUIDE Talking Early and Often is

2021-09-13T14:57:49-04:00

Responsible Serving of Alcohol

  Let's Talk About Safe Serving! As an establishment that sells alcoholic beverages, you have a big obligation to helping keep alcohol out of the hands of minors. WHPC wants to provide you with resources to make the transition back to serving as seamless and safe as possible for all. Free TIPS Training TIPS (Training

2021-05-13T14:42:29-04:00

Milford Senior University

Senior University 2021 The Milford Prevention Council in partnership with Milford Public Schools would like to invite you to our Senior University presentations hosted by our high schools. Senior University is an important vehicle used to educate and communicate with the senior students within our community about life after high school graduation.  Whatever the

2021-04-26T12:55:05-04:00

Mental Health Check-in

Things are tough right now. It may feel harder than ever to express how exactly you are feeling. But sometimes — you just have to ask yourself "Hey, are u ok?" What is Mental Health? Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps

2021-01-29T11:28:00-05:00

Milford Freshman Forums

Freshman Forums 2020: Influences on Youth Welcome to Influences on Youth Forum 2020. The goal of the Influences on Youth Forum is to provide parents and students with pertinent information addressing the topic of negative influences of illegal substances and the importance of mental health awareness on our youth. The purpose of this program

2021-01-19T15:50:26-05:00

#MentionPrevention: Pandemic ignites underaged drinking surge

#MentionPrevention: Pandemic ignites underaged drinking surge At a recent school meeting in Southern Connecticut it was reported that underage drinking has increased and replaced vaping as a result of the pandemic.  It was also reported that many students wary about the connection of vaping and susceptibility to COVID-19 and it has decreased their interest

2020-11-15T17:21:08-05:00

#MentionPrevention: Vaping & Middle School – What do they know?

#MentionPrevention: Vaping & Middle School - What do they know? Has your middle schooler been exposed to vaping at school? Within the recent years vaping among middle schoolers have been on the rise. As of February 18, 2020, a total of 2,807 hospitalized e-cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injury (EVALI) cases or deaths

2020-11-03T13:32:36-05:00

Milford Prevention Council Survey

We need your help! Please take a few moments to complete this Community Survey on your perceptions on substance use within our community. Your answers will help us create new programming that is relevant to current needs. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MilfordPreventionCouncilCommunityQuestionnaire It takes just a few minutes.

2020-10-20T10:39:10-04:00

Game Bling – Gaming Webinar – Sept 29/Oct 27

Game-Bling is a free webinar that explores how technology has changed the gambling market, the blurred lines between gambling and gaming, the increased risks and how to stay safe if one chooses to engage in gaming and gambling activities. Content is designed for parents/guardians, teachers, counselors, college/university students and adults involved in young people’s lives.

2020-09-28T10:47:27-04:00

HIPS Training /Annual Meeting – October 14th

Dear members of the Milford Prevention Council, On behalf of The Milford Prevention Council, I have the honor of inviting you to our Annual General Meeting (virtual this year by Zoom). The meeting will take place Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 3:00 PM via zoom and will take the place of your regularly scheduled monthly coalition meeting.

2020-10-20T10:35:45-04:00
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