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PACT’s Community Advisory Council Meeting, Wednesday October 25th

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, Parents by on October 23, 2017 • views: 133
PACT’s Community Advisory Council Meeting, Wednesday October 25th

For over ten years, Pelham PACT has been on the front lines of supporting families and encouraging youth to make positive and substance-free choices. This Wednesday, we invite local businesses, community leaders, youth-serving organizations and fellow parents and community members to join us in conversation on  as we talk about what we have learned in […]

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PACT Town Hall this Wednesday, October 18th at 7PM

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents by on October 17, 2017 • views: 46
PACT Town Hall this Wednesday, October 18th at 7PM

Join us for our PACT’s Town Hall, ‘The Sustainability of Pelham LOFT’ on October 18th at 7PM at Daronco Town House. Our summer interns will be presenting their work from this summer, which focuses on the sustainability of Pelham LOFT, and their plans for the upcoming year. We hope to see you there!

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PACT Town Hall POSTPONED

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents by on October 4, 2017 • views: 60
PACT Town Hall POSTPONED

PACT’s Town Hall, ‘The Sustainability of Pelham LOFT’ originally scheduled for tonight, has been postponed. The event will now take place on October 18th at 7PM at Daronco Town House. We hope to see you there!

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‘Reversing the Stigma’ Coming to White Plains, October 16

Filed in Community/PACT, Events by on October 3, 2017 • views: 86
‘Reversing the Stigma’ Coming to White Plains, October 16

New York State Office of Substance Abuse Services has planned a special screening of Reversing the Stigma, which addresses addiction and recovery in New York State. The feature length documentary highlights the stories of New Yorkers who have struggled with addiction and portrays addiction as a chronic and treatable disease. The screening will take place […]

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Opioid Event Focuses on Awareness and Overdose Prevention

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents by on September 29, 2017 • views: 99
Opioid Event Focuses on Awareness and Overdose Prevention

A crowd of parents, first responders and community leaders gathered in the Daronco Town House in September 26th to learn about opioid addiction and what communities like Pelham can do to combat it. The event was con-sponsored by Pelham PACT, Senator Jeff Klein and the New York State Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services […]

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It’s National Prevention Week!

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents, Youth by on May 15, 2017 • views: 353
It’s National Prevention Week!

May 15-20, 2017     Today kicks off National Prevention Week from SAMHSA, which focuses on prevention tools and tactics to keep teens and young adults from using and abusing alcohol, drugs, tobacco and other drugs. Each day throughout the week, we’ll be sharing personal stories from organizations across the country who are doing what […]

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Ready or not, the Community Calendar of the Pelhams is in the works!

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News by on May 9, 2017 • views: 503
Ready or not, the Community Calendar of the Pelhams is in the works!

It’s that time of year again! Pelham PACT Coalition is once again partnering with Burbio to produce the Community Calendar of the Pelhams—a giant, wall-sized calendar including events from local organizations and businesses, including the calendar for Pelham Public Schools. We’ll be selling the calendars just in time for back-to-school, but there are two ways […]

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May Marks National Mental Health Awareness Month

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents, Youth by on May 3, 2017 • views: 452
May Marks National Mental Health Awareness Month

Throughout the month of May, many organizations will celebrate National Mental Health Awareness Month, including the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Mental Health America, and SAMHSA’s National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day on May 4. If your son broke his leg, you would go to the doctor, right? If your daughter had bronchitis, you […]

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Turn in Your Unused Drugs!

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents by on April 27, 2017 • views: 222
Turn in Your Unused Drugs!

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day: April 29   Saturday, April 29 is the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Through this day, the DEA aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible way of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. If you […]

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PACT’s Community Advisory Meeting Shows Continued Need for Substance Use Prevention Programs in Pelham

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents by on April 23, 2017 • views: 1566
PACT’s Community Advisory Meeting Shows Continued Need for Substance Use Prevention Programs in Pelham

Around 20 community members gathered at The Manor Club on April 20 for Pelham PACT Coalition’s Spring Community Advisory Council (CAC) meeting, a chance for the local community to come together and discuss issues impacting our youth. PACT Board Chair Kit Meyer gave brief introductory remarks, and then Coalition Director Laura Caruso gave updates on […]

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Pelham’s Teen Field Fest is May 13!

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Youth by on April 17, 2017 • views: 436
Pelham’s Teen Field Fest is May 13!

PACT’s Youth Leadership Council and Pelham LOFT have officially announced their first-ever Field Fest, which will take place on Saturday, May 13, from 6-10pm at Glover Field. $5 admission & $1 food! Visit PelhamLOFT.org for more details about the event, including specific activities! Please note, all attendees must have a parent sign this waiver (also included below) in […]

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April 20 is Healthy Teen Brain Day

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents, Youth by on April 10, 2017 • views: 299
April 20 is Healthy Teen Brain Day

Last year, the Westchester Coalition for Drug and Alcohol Free Youth, in partnership with more than 20 coalitions and municipalities throughout the county, proclaimed April 20 as Healthy Teen Brain Day. The day, 420, has become associated in pop culture with marijuana use, so Pelham PACT and other coalitions used the day to honor teens who are making […]

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