Milford Now Has a Permanent Medication Safe Disposal Box!

Milford CT now has a permanent MedReturn Drug Collection Unit (Milford Ct. May 1st, 2017) – In addition to the biannual Drug Take Back Days, citizens looking to dispose of excess and expired prescription and over-the-counter medications can now visit the safe and secure permanent drop off location at the Milford Police Department The Milford


Nominate A Local Hero

Milford Prevention Council Wants you 2B a Hero! MPC is looking for YOU 2B our hero! Please nominate a friend, relative, neighbor, co-worker or anyone in between! The Milford Prevention Council (MPC) is calling out to accept nominations for the “MPC wants you 2Be a Hero!” in Milford initiative. Our community is certainly full


March 2017 Hero of the Month: Milford Indians High School Boys Hockey Team

Our March Heroes of the Month is the Milford Indians Boys High School hockey team, a co-op team, comprised of student athletes from Jonathan Law, Joseph A. Foran, and Platt Tech High Schools!  Each year the team chooses a nonprofit organization to donate earnings from their “Shoot the Puck” activity. This year they have


February 2017 Hero of the Month: Megan Carey Mackell

Megan excels at helping others find a happy place! Megan is 1st Vice President of Membership with the Junior Women’s Club of Milford. She generously volunteers her time alongside the other members of MJWC to plan and organize the Citywide Spelling Bee, Touch-A-Truck, Milford Senior Scholarships, and other great MJWC programs. These programs touch so


MPC Launches Brand New Website

Milford Prevention Council is proud to debut its brand new website! The new site is designed to be very user friendly. It's easy to find information about MPC events and resources for parents and children alike. The site was designed by Charge Ahead Marketing, an award-winning marketing agency based in Milford. Charge Ahead works


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