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Talking With Our Kids

The American Academy of Pediatrics' Healthy Children website provides families with a variety of resources regarding issues facing our children throughout their development toward young adulthood.

Power of Parents

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) ADD’s Power of Parents program empowers parents of middle school and high school students to have ongoing, intentional conversations about the dangers and consequences of underage drinking.

All About the Teen Years

The Partnership to End Addiction provides outstanding prevention resources regarding underage drinking and teen drug use as well as insight to teen brain development and behavior, risk factors and how to connect with our teens.

Talk 2 Prevent

New York State Office on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services website provides parents and caregivers with facts regarding the dangers of underage drinking and drug use as well as tips and strategies to communicate and connect with our children and teens.

Talk. They Hear You.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's Talk. They Hear You. Campaign provides parents and caregivers with hands on resources to connect with tweens to discuss the dangers of underage drinking.

College Parents Matter

The Maryland Collaborative website provides tools and resources to help parents engage their college-attending child.The Collaborative’s website is informed by scientific studies from the last decade that have confirm alcohol exposure during high school increases the chances of heavy drinking during college. The science is clear that when they get to college, such teens are at high risk for heavy drinking and alcohol-related problems.

Massapequa Takes Action - Dale Quigley MHS Youth Presentation
Active Parenting Class Series for Parents of Teens
Free TIPS Training for Massapequas' Businesses Serving or Selling Alcohol

Working Together to Prevent Substance Misuse & Promote Healthy Families