NEWS + EVENTS

Prevention in the Family: An Online Q&A for Teen Health Promotion

Join FCD Prevention Works for this free quick parent Q&A webinar on Wednesday, May 20th.
There’s no manual for raising a healthy kid. Parents receive plenty of conflicting information from a variety of sources. As a result, you or the parents around you may have a lot of questions about how to help teens live safe, healthy, rewarding lives, without unhealthy alcohol and other drug risks. And of course, parents are busy and short on time! To register click here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/rt/4155230767656948493

Receive a FREE At-Home Drug Disposal Pouch

Deterra® and SAFE Project are on a mission to take half a million pills out of homes leading through National Prevention Week (May 10-16). Help be part of the solution by simply cleaning out your medicine cabinet and properly disposing of unused drugs with a free Deterra Drug Deactivation and Disposal Pouch.* The easy, three-step Deterra Pouch is safe to use in the comfort of your home, can be thrown out in your household trash and ensures medications are gone for good.

Deterra Pouches

To order, please click here.

Secure Unwanted, Unused and Expired Medications

The Drug Enforcement Administration – DEA reminds Americans to clean out their medicine cabinets and secure unused, unwanted and expired prescription medications for the next National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, on a date to be determined.

 

 

Tips from The Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley for adults to help teens through this difficult time:

  1. Acknowledge their loss
  2. Name their feelings
  3. Teach them about grief
  4. Help them find meaning

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May 2020 Tip of the Month