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This Recovery Month, Families and Communities Can Make a Difference

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Youth by on September 2, 2016 • views: 234
This Recovery Month, Families and Communities Can Make a Difference

Every September, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), sponsors National Recovery Month to increase awareness of behavioral health conditions. This observance promotes the belief that: behavioral health is essential to health, prevention works, treatment is effective, and people recover from mental and/or […]

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Save the Date: Pelham PACT Events Fall 2016

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents, Youth by on August 16, 2016 • views: 303
Save the Date: Pelham PACT Events Fall 2016

Fall is an extremely busy time here in Pelham, so save the dates for these upcoming Pelham PACT Coalition events, including our annual Town Hall where you can hear from our summer interns. And don’t worry—the Community Calendar of the Pelhams is on the way, so you can keep track of these events and more […]

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Intern Update: Y2Y Conference

Filed in Community/PACT, Internships, News, Youth by on August 8, 2016 • views: 283
Intern Update: Y2Y Conference

“This conference allowed me to meet new people and have new friends. It made me feel good about myself and allowed me to open up without judgment.” From July 28-31, the 2016 Pelham PACT summer interns attended the Youth to Youth International Eastern States Conference, held at Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island. Ten students […]

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Resources on Social Media and Apps

Filed in News, Parents, Youth by on August 1, 2016 • views: 347
Resources on Social Media and Apps

According to Pew Research, 73% of teens have access to a smartphone, and Snapchat is now the most popular social networking app among teens, per the Piper Jaffray study “Taking Stock With Teens,” having ousted Instagram earlier this year. But many digital analysts predict that Snapchat won’t stay on top for long, as a majority […]

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Meet our Summer 2016 Interns!

Filed in Community/PACT, Internships, News, Youth by on July 14, 2016 • views: 291
Meet our Summer 2016 Interns!

Pelham PACT Coalition is proud to introduce our group of 2016 summer interns! The 2016 PACT Summer Internship Program is project-based and will allow teens the opportunity to create a project and marketing plan, express their ideas and opinions about youth engagement, and build their leadership skills. In addition to their work over the summer, […]

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Summer Tips

Filed in Parents, We Connect. It Matters., Youth by on July 7, 2016 • views: 0
Summer Tips

Summer is a great time to model a healthy lifestyle and connect with your teen about making safe and smart decisions. Check out our resources below to learn how you can Talk, Care, Guide, and Model to savor the summer.

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2016-2017 Volunteer Guide Available Now!

Filed in Community/PACT, Volunteer, Youth by on July 6, 2016 • views: 299
2016-2017 Volunteer Guide Available Now!

Now is a great time to volunteer to help out in our community. Check out our 2016-17 Volunteer Reference Guide below!

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Congratulations to the 2015-16 HOPP Award Recipients!

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents, Youth by on July 1, 2016 • views: 247
Congratulations to the 2015-16 HOPP Award Recipients!

As summer begins, PACT wishes to congratulate all of the Pelham high schoolers who were recipients of the HOPP (Heart of Pelham PACT) Award during the 2015-16 school year. The full poster is below, featuring all of the winners, and it will be displayed in businesses throughout town. The HOPP Award recognizes young people who demonstrate […]

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Heart of Pelham PACT (HOPP) Award Recipients for May 2016

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents, Youth by on June 23, 2016 • views: 297
Heart of Pelham PACT (HOPP) Award Recipients for May 2016

Pelham Memorial High School senior Kelly Knapp and junior Teddy Carey were honored with the May Heart of Pelham PACT (HOPP) Award. Through the HOPP Award, PACT is seeking to acknowledge those sometimes quiet achievements and contributions of students that may not ordinarily be recognized. The May HOPP Award is sponsored by the Pelham Civic […]

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End-of-Year Parties for PMS Students

Filed in News, Parents, Youth by on June 13, 2016 • views: 249
End-of-Year Parties for PMS Students

All Pelham Middle School students finishing 6th, 7th, or 8th grades are invited to join Pelham PACT for two end-of-year parties the week of June 20: a Kinetic Sports Party or a Pelham Country Club Bowling Party. Sign up at the PMS office. Cash or checks (made out to Pelham PACT) will be accepted at […]

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The Hunting Ground Screening at Pelham Picture House

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Youth by on June 1, 2016 • views: 247
The Hunting Ground Screening at Pelham Picture House

On Monday, May 22, a screening and panel discussion of The Hunting Ground, a documentary about sexual assault on college campuses, was co-sponsored by Pelham’s Community Care Center, The Women’s Empowerment Club, PACT and The Pelham Picture House. Thanks to the support of many of the PMHS teachers, guidance counselors and coaches, the event was very […]

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The Hunting Ground Screening and Panel Discussion on May 23

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, Parents, Youth by on May 17, 2016 • views: 314
The Hunting Ground Screening and Panel Discussion on May 23

Pelham’s Community Care Center, PACT, The Women’s Empowerment Club & The Pelham Picture House present a screening of The Hunting Ground, a 1-hour documentary film about sexual assault on college campuses. The screening, held on May 23 at 7:00pm, will be  followed by a panel discussion featuring Rebecca Zipkin, staff attorney at Sanctuary for Families, and Megan Wilen, LCSW, counselor at […]

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