Life of a Student Athlete: Tip of the Week

Tip: Alcohol suppresses training hormones for up to 4 days. You may show up to practice but there will be little improvement or gains.

A few drinks can offset your hard work by erasing the effects of your workouts, reducing your endurance and compromising your mental game. Alcohol affects your ability to learn new plays and strategies; it decreases your aptitude for muscle development and recovery and negatively impacts your nutrition and endurance.

Parent Night at Greely High School

Join Greely High School Administration and other parents next Monday from 6:30-7:30pm at Greely High School for a Parent Night. Choose from a variety of topics to attend!

Community Locations Support Alcohol Awareness Month

April is Alcohol Awareness Month and Casco Bay CAN has resources available to you in the following locations across our service area: Bow Street Market, Casco Bay and Pineland YMCA of Southern Maine, Freeport Community Library, Merrill Memorial Library, Prince Memorial Library, New Gloucester Public Library and Gray Public Library. The libraries also have resource books on drug and alcohol prevention, positive discipline, how to stay connected to your teen, etc.

Thank you to all our local organizations for supporting April Alcohol Awareness Month and helping to keep youth safe!

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Substance Use and Brain Aging

The largest known brain imaging study shows that heavy use of marijuana and alcohol accelerate brain aging. To reach the full article, click here