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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

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

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

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

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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HOPP Award Winners: 2016-2017

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Youth by on January 11, 2017 • views: 0
HOPP Award Winners: 2016-2017

Below are the HOPP (Heart of Pelham PACT) Award Recipients for the 2016-2017 school year. Heart of Pelham PACT (HOPP) Award Winners for June 2017  Thornton Donovan School senior Chris Miles and Pelham Memorial High School sophomore Kimberley Rosell are the recipients of the June 2017 Heart of Pelham PACT (HOPP) Award, sponsored by Arthur […]

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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!

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

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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Students at PACT’s Leadership Summit Work to Impact the Pelham Community

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents, Youth by on December 8, 2016 • views: 388
Students at PACT’s Leadership Summit Work to Impact the Pelham Community

More than 80 students attended Pelham PACT’s annual Youth Leadership Summit on December 7, where comedian and speaker Javier Sanchez spoke with high school students about “Social Media for Leadership & Change.” Pelham Memorial High School students from all grades were invited to attend the event, which was held at Pelham Country Club. In between […]

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Announcing the PMHS Leadership Summit: December 7

Filed in Events, News, Parents, Youth by on November 10, 2016 • views: 546
Announcing the PMHS Leadership Summit: December 7

The 2016 Pelham PACT High School Leadership Summit will take place on Wednesday, December 7, an early release day, from 8:30am to 2:30pm at the Pelham Country Club. Approximately 100 high school students, selected on a first-come, first-served basis, will spend the day off campus talking about the topic of social media. The Summit is […]

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What Resources Do You Need?

Filed in News, Parents, Youth by on November 7, 2016 • views: 307
What Resources Do You Need?

We want to be a resource for the community and parents of Pelham when it comes to substance use and other issues affecting our youth. As such, we’ve been busy updating our website over the past couple of months, adding new pages with facts about specific drugs and updating the Parent and Youth Resources pages. […]

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PACT’s October 2016 Community Advisory Council Meeting

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents by on October 31, 2016 • views: 347
PACT’s October 2016 Community Advisory Council Meeting

PACT held its Community Advisory Council Meeting on Tuesday, October 25, at The Manor Club. Breakfast was an opportunity for attendees to mingle and network before the formal agenda began at 9am. PACT hosts two such meetings a year in an effort to keep the connections among coalition members strong and current. The purpose of […]

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Saturday is National Prescription Take-Back Day

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents by on October 20, 2016 • views: 260
Saturday is National Prescription Take-Back Day

October 22 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 have unused, expired, or unwanted prescription drugs in your […]

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