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Film and Panel Discussion about Anxiety Coming to Pelham January 17th

Filed in Internships, News, Parents by on January 2, 2018 • views: 602
Film and Panel Discussion about Anxiety Coming to Pelham January 17th

Join us on January 17th for a special film screening and panel discussion about anxiety, a condition that affects nearly 1 in 4 American teens. Angst is a 56-minute film and virtual reality experience that explores anxiety–its causes, effects and what we can do about it. Angst features candid interviews with kids and young adults who suffer, […]

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Pelham LOFT Hosts K-5 Waterpark Night at Kinetic

Filed in News, Parents, Youth by on November 2, 2017 • views: 108
Pelham LOFT Hosts K-5 Waterpark Night at Kinetic

Back by popular demand! Pelham LOFT is hosting a Waterpark night on Friday, January 19th from 4-6 PM at Kinetic Sports Club! Students in grades K-5 are invited to splash, slide and play in the sprinklers at Kinetic’s brand-new waterpark. Tickets are $15 per person and will be onsale next week. Fine print: Children ages […]

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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: 97
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: 108
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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Opioid Event Focuses on Awareness and Overdose Prevention

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents by on September 29, 2017 • views: 158
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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Opioid Awareness Event

Filed in Events, News, Uncategorized by on September 26, 2017 • views: 93
Opioid Awareness Event

Many members of our community have expressed their concern about the recent surge of opioid use, both at the national level and more locally. In response, PACT has partnered with Senator Jeff Klein and OASAS to bring an opioid awareness event to Pelham on Tuesday, September 26th at 7PM. The event will look at the […]

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Internship Applications Now Open!

Filed in Internships, News, Parents, Youth by on May 18, 2017 • views: 735
Internship Applications Now Open!

Calling all teens! Apply Now to be a PACT Summer Intern! Applications for PACT’s summer internship program are now open! This paid summer internship program provides high school students with an opportunity to build leadership skills and experience by participating in youth-led community projects. These projects focus on supporting youth efforts to create an environment that […]

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It’s National Prevention Week!

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents, Youth by on May 15, 2017 • views: 398
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: 553
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: 513
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: 275
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: 1645
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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