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Monthly Archives: March 2012

Family University’s 2012 Keynote Speakers

Parent Keynote -  Judith P. Siegel, Ph.D., LCSW Ms. Siegel is associate professor at Silver School of Social Work at New York University. She has published extensively in the field of family therapy and has presented throughout the United States. …

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Governor Cuomo Bans Synthetic Marijuana in New York State

Excerpt form the NY Daily News 3-29-12 Synthetic marijuana — the dangerous designer drug sold as herbal incense — is being banned statewide. The order from the state Health Department will go out Thursday, a week after the Daily News …

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CDC Launches New Graphic Antismoking Ad Campaign

“Tips from Former Smokers” shows lives and bodies damaged by smoking Washington, D.C., March 23, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — This week CDC launched a hard hitting ad campaign that shows the graphic realities of smoking.   In these ads, former smokers …

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Poison Prevention Week – March 18 – 24

Prevent Unintentional Poisoning Unintentional poisoning deaths are on the rise in the U.S., increasing by 160% from 1999 to 2009. This Poison Prevention Week, March 18–24, learn how to prevent unintentional poisoning. The 50th anniversary of Poison Prevention Week is …

Family University is Right Around the Corner

SAVE  THE DATE! On Monday evening, April 30th, New Rochelle FOCUS and Safe Schools Healthy Students will sponsor the fourth annual Family University. The event will take place at New Rochelle High School from 6:00pm to 9:15pm. As in the …

Quarterly Coalition Meeting Tomorrow

Come join us for our quarterly coalition meeting tomorrow morning March 8th at 11:30 in Rm 222 of New Rochelle HS. We will be discusses our accomplishments since Sept ’11 and our new projects and events for the Spring. Be …

New Research on Smoking Marijuana & Driving

Smoke & Mirrors: Driving While High on Marijuana Doubles One’s Chances of a Serious Car Crash By Katherine Harmon | February 9, 2012 |   Booze is behind an estimated 2.1 million car accidents each year in the U.S.—which cause almost …

Parenting For Prevention newsletter

  Click below to read the most recent results of nationwide and local school surveys on the issue of drug and alcohol use. You’ll be surprised! Parenting For Prevention – Feb 2012

Event Calendar

April 28, 2014

Family University
Starts: 6:00 pm
Ends: April 28, 2014 - 9:00 pm
Location: NRHS

April 14, 2014

Spring Recess
Starts: 12:00 am
Ends: April 19, 2014 - 12:00 am

March 17, 2014

St. Patrick's Day
Starts: 12:00 am
Ends: March 18, 2014 - 12:00 am

March 12, 2014

A Taste of New Rochelle
Starts: 7:00 pm
Ends: March 12, 2014 - 9:00 pm
Location: Albert Leonard Middle School, Gerada Lane, New Rochelle, NY

March 9, 2014

Daylight Savings Time Begins
Starts: 12:00 am
Ends: March 10, 2014 - 12:00 am
Location: Everywhere
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