April is active!
Lots to share! All are welcome to learn about our progress and contribute your ideas. Please join us onMonday April 4th, 10:00-11:00 am at 44 Jericho Rd. Office
- High School volunteers have been meeting on Tuesdays after school – various projects
- FACTS displays at Scituate Science Spectacular
- Update Social Norming posters
- Summer video campaign with Gary Land
- South Shore Peer Recovery – peer support organization has office hours in harbor (www.southshorepeerrecovery.com)
Upcoming Coalition Events:
Open Coalition Meetings occur quarterly ~ put us on your calendar!
- Monday, May 2, 2016, 6:30-8:00pm – Scituate High School Library
- Tuesday, June 7, 2016, 6:30-8:00 pm – Volunteer Appreciation Night!
April 5, 2016 “What’s so special about a teenage brain?” Junior Students & Parents for Pre-Prom Info – All welcome ages 12 and up Dr. Sion Harris, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and researcher at Children’s Hospital. We will share local statistics on youth substance use and the latest scientific research on the teenage brain. Learn how the brain responds to alcohol and drugs and what promotes a healthy brain. Presented by Dr.Sion Harris from Harvard/Children’s Hospital. April 5th 2016, SHS Auditorium (changed from library) 6:30-8:00 pm
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May 25, 2016 Changing Norms: How Not to be a Small Fishing Town with a Large Drinking Problem”
This program will share some data on high school binge drinking behavior –and known risk factors. Together we will discuss what parents can do to model responsible drinking, and teach kids about the consequences of alcohol use and abuse, Also, tangible ideas for how to talk with other adults surrounding this cultural issue. Steve Maguire Co-Presents with Annmarie Galvin from FACTS. May 25, 2016, Gates Library 7:00-8:30pm
SHS FACTS YOUTH ADVISORS
Barbara Quinlan is a new employee of Scituate FACTS. She works with parents, teachers, local businesses and high school students to plan substance-free social events and cool volunteer projects in support of our mission. All high school students who attend school in Scituate or live in Scituate are welcome to participate. Parents and teens may email Barbara Quinlan to get on list: firstname.lastname@example.org
After School Club/Planning Meetings at SHS are held most Tuesdays right after school in room 103. (Meetings and youth volunteer opportunities are announced via Student Twitter @shsfacts – and through remind.com once student signed up.) Scrapbook work, hanging fliers, planning Open Mic/poetry slam,
Scope of Pain Training in Brockton – April 29 2016. Barbara Quinlan will attend. Please go to www.scopeofpain.com to register.
photo by Ann-Marie Rollo, www.amrollo.com