MJ.Research Cannabis policy is ahead of the cannabis science. We need more research to understand the benefits and the harms. Click link for review of all the research (about 50% of all studies suggest some helpful use).
Here’s a printable PDF booklet with tips for families, including social host laws, talking points, and resources! http://www.southshorehealth.org/workfiles/yhc/YHC_2017-Prom-Booklet_Final.pdf Thank you to Youth Health Connection for preparing this helpful resource!
Pictured here are students and alumni from our local recovery high school, Independence Academy (www.iarecoveryhs.org). As part of our comprehensive curriculum, young people in recovery share their stories of addiction, treatment and recovery with students during 9th/10th grade health
2018.SPS.SBIRT.ResourceSheet2018.SPS.SBIRT.ResourceSheet In addition to the local resource sheet, all students will receive a paper copy of a Drug Facts/informational brochure: http://files.hria.org/files/SA1094.pdf or https://store.samhsa.gov/shin/content/SMA17-3772/SMA17-3772
Just the FACTS: What parents and caregivers need to know about vaping and juuling Vaping2.0 – Click for printable PDF. December 2017 What is vaping? What is juuling? Vapes (sometimes called e-cigarettes) are devices used to ingest vaporized liquid nicotine, liquid THC from marij
We were delighted to welcome Dr. Sion Kim Harris, neuroscience researcher at Boston Children’s Hospital, to inform our junior prom families and community for the seventh year in a row! Printout SHS slides: Junior Prom – SHS Stats 2017.pdf Printout Dr.Harris slides: DrHarri
On March 7, 2017 Scituate Public Schools collaborated with Scituate FACTS to bring a Youth Mental Health Awareness Event to the community. Jen Lopes, LICSW, and Steve Howley, School Psychologist, of Scituate Public Schools, framed the evening with an overview of common challenges our
Scituate FACTS participated in a meeting for parents and caregivers of high school athletes. We reviewed risky substance use, and the particular risk from harm of prescription opiates with a focus on youth prevention. The following video is recommended watching for all families: http:
How Not to be a Small Fishing Town with a Large Drinking Problem This program shares data on high school binge drinking behavior – and known risk factors. • What parents can do to model responsible drinking, and teach kids about the consequences of alcohol use and abuse • Ideas for
Dr. Sion Kim Harris of Children’s Hospital helps us to understand what is going on inside the adolescent brain. Dr. Harris presents the latest neuroscience research. Learn how alcohol and marijuana particularly impact teen brain development. “Parents must act as the frontal lobe
Scituate FACTS and Scituate Police Department are delighted to launch the Scituate Designated Driver Program, “Designate a Driver”, to coincide with the town’s hugely popular St. Patrick’s Day Parade and celebrations. The St. Patrick’s Day Parade brings many visitors to town and is a
Take a moment to read this parent’s resource for helping your teen stay safe this prom and graduation season. As families prepare for proms, commencement exercises, and other events, we encourage parents to take the time to remind their children about the importance of making re