Message from the Chairperson:
Our mission is to focus on the prevention of the illegal use and abuse of alcohol, tobacco, other drugs, and violence in the home, school, and community.......
March 23, 2012
Location: Jackson Memorial High School, Fine Arts Conference Room
Youth Smoking Prevention:
Parents face many challenges in raising healthy, responsible kids who avoid risky behaviors, like tobacco use. As a part of our continuing effort to provide you with valuable information about preventing underage tobacco use, as well as other risky behaviors Read more...
A new form of smokeless tobacco that looks like candy and has a candylike flavor poses a threat to children, researchers warned. click here for the full story
Through their eyes:
The Peers youth have produced award-winning drug and alcohol prevention programs for the past 15 years. The 2010 program, Peers Influence Peers XVI: Through Their Eyes will examine the pervasive problem of domestic and dating violence. It will look at the role drug and alcohol use plays, how the violence affects children and families, how to recognize symptoms, and what to do about it. Studies have shown alcohol and other drug use is often linked to domestic violence and child abuse. Read more...