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

2020-11-16T14:52:02-05:00

#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

Welcome to West Haven Prevention Council

Welcome to West Haven Prevention Council The coalitions’ mission is to involve and engage the local community to prevent alcohol and substance use among youth A grant has recently been awarded to Bridges Healthcare and Milford Prevention Council (MPC) to create the West Haven Prevention Council (WHPC). View the press release ABOUT WHPC WHPC is

2020-09-17T11:40:33-04:00

Grant awarded to create West Haven Prevention Council to tackle underage drinking

Grant awarded to create West Haven Prevention Council to tackle underage drinking The coalitions’ mission is to involve and engage the local community to prevent alcohol and substance use among youth MILFORD, CT -  Bridges Healthcare and Milford Prevention Council (MPC) have collaborated over the past ten years to develop and implement a successful, comprehensive

2020-07-27T10:23:32-04:00

Marijuana: No Matter how you feel about it, its still bad for youth

Let's #MentionPrevention: Marijuana Source: https://talksooner.org/drug-trends/marijuana/ What is Marijuana? Marijuana is the dried leaves and flowers of the plant Cannabis sativa or Cannabis indica . Stronger forms of the drug include high potency strains – known as sinsemilla (sin-seh-me-yah), hashish (hash for short), and extracts including hash oil, shatter, wax, and budder. Of the more than 500 chemicals in marijuana, delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol,

2020-07-21T00:12:01-04:00
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