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Kahoot Trivia Night for Teens on March 31

Filed in Events, News, Youth by on March 7, 2017 • views: 321
Kahoot Trivia Night for Teens on March 31
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PACT’s Youth Leadership Council and the Pelham LOFT present: Kahoot Trivia Night at JCafe! Friday, March 31 from 5-6:30pm at JCafe $5 entry fee includes free food! Register your team to attend by visiting Eventbrite!

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Resources from Marijuana Awareness Month

Filed in News, Parents by on February 28, 2017 • views: 260
Resources from Marijuana Awareness Month
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As we wrap up Marijuana Awareness Month, we wanted to bring together all the links that we’ve been sharing on our social media accounts throughout the month related to talking with teens about marijuana use. We hope you find these resources helpful and please let us know if you have other websites that have helped […]

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Screenagers Re-Scheduled for March 21

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents, Youth by on February 27, 2017 • views: 898
Screenagers Re-Scheduled for March 21
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Pelham PACT’s spring Town Hall event has been re-scheduled for Tuesday, March 21, at 7:30pm at The Picture House. We will be screening the award-winning documentary Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age, followed by a panel discussion facilitated by Sharon Charles, a social worker on staff at Pelham Middle School. This FREE event is sponsored […]

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PACT Represented Pelham at CADCA National Forum

Filed in Community/PACT, News by on February 16, 2017 • views: 971
PACT Represented Pelham at CADCA National Forum
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From February 6 to 9, Pelham PACT Coalition Director Laura Caruso and social marketing manager Kimberly Green attended the National Leadership Forum for CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America), held at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center just outside of Washington, D.C. Nearly 3,000 attendees from community coalitions in all 50 states came together […]

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PACT’s Prevention Needs Assessment Survey Taking Place this Week

Filed in News, Parents by on February 13, 2017 • views: 302
PACT’s Prevention Needs Assessment Survey Taking Place this Week
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The week of February 13, Pelham students in grades 8, 10, and 12 will take part in a voluntary and anonymous youth survey. The survey being used is the Prevention Needs Assessment Survey (PNA) and it is designed to measure alcohol, tobacco, and drug use; the factors that place students at risk for problem behaviors; and […]

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PACT Partners with J Cafe to Increase Opportunities for Teens

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Youth by on February 6, 2017 • views: 374
PACT Partners with J Cafe to Increase Opportunities for Teens
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Pelham has a NEW option for teens after school thanks to J Cafe and its owner, Brian Begos. Brian is encouraging teens to come spend some time at the cafe with several after-school promotions and partnering with PACT to host teen events. On Mondays, from 3:30 – 5:30, teens can enjoy free burgers. During the same […]

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Sarah Buckley Joins PACT as Youth Advocate

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Youth by on February 3, 2017 • views: 360
Sarah Buckley Joins PACT as Youth Advocate
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Pelham PACT Coalition would like to welcome Sarah Buckley, our new Youth Advocate, to the staff. We are very excited to have her join us! Sarah’s primary responsibility will be to provide guidance and oversight to Pelham teenagers through PACT’s Youth Leadership Council, summer internship program, and Pelham LOFT events. Sarah is currently pursuing her […]

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Pelham PACT Coalition Attending the CADCA National Leadership Forum

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News by on February 2, 2017 • views: 256
Pelham PACT Coalition Attending the CADCA National Leadership Forum
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Representatives from Pelham PACT Coalition are going to the Washington, D.C., area next week to join approximately 3,000 substance abuse prevention specialists and advocates from throughout the country for the CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America’s) 27th Annual National Leadership Forum. “We are so excited to be able to spend several days with other similar […]

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February is Marijuana Awareness Month

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents, Youth by on February 1, 2017 • views: 326
February is Marijuana Awareness Month
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Throughout February, which is Marijuana Awareness Month, Pelham PACT will be sharing tips, resources, and advice for how to talk with your teenager about marijuana use. This drug is all over the news lately, as more than two dozen states have legalized it in some form or another. And because of this legalization, teens often […]

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National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week is January 23-29

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents, Youth by on January 20, 2017 • views: 367
National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week is January 23-29
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Misinformation can lead to bad decisions and regrets. That’s why the National Institute on Drug Abuse is hosting its annual National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW) from January 23 to 29. During this week, NIDA promotes teens using science to “Shatter the Myths” about drug and alcohol use and abuse. Pelham PACT is participating […]

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Thanks for a great 2016!

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents, Youth by on December 20, 2016 • views: 252
Thanks for a great 2016!
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Here at Pelham PACT, 2016 was a busy and exciting year! Remember these highlights?

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Tess Darrow Appointed to D.A.R.E. Youth Advisory Board

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Youth by on December 15, 2016 • views: 514
Tess Darrow Appointed to D.A.R.E. Youth Advisory Board
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We are excited to share that Pelham teen Tess Darrow was chosen to be the New York State representative for the D.A.R.E America Youth Advisory Board (YAB). Tess is a sophomore at PMHS and is a member of PACT’s Youth Leadership Council. She was also a 2016 PACT Summer Intern, where she attended the Youth […]

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