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We’re Back – Family University 2014

After a one year hiatus, Family University is back in New Rochelle.  New York Presbyterian Hospital is the reason why. After losing our federal funding due to the expiration of  grants, we were unable to hold Family U last year …

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October Is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month

October is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, a month-long observance that focuses on the role substance abuse prevention plays in promoting safe and healthy communities. The Scope of Substance Abuse in America Substance use, including underage drinking and the non-medical …

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Is My Teen’s Behavior Normal?

This is a question every parent has asked themselves one time or another. Check out this site to help you answer that question. A Parent’s Guide to the Teen Brain explores the science behind teenage brain development and how it …

Be a Parent Not a Friend – House Parties

Spring has sprung and the weather is nice, school is winding down, prom and graduation season is here and summer is right around the corner. Teenage house parties are also a big part of this time of year. Unfortunately, some …

PARENTS – TOPIC OF THE MONTH

This month, we will be dealing with a lot of issues parents face today when dealing with their teen.  Communication tips, drug and alcohol information, teen brain research and much more…. Our goal is to arm parents with the latest …

Thought Provoking Marijuana Prevention Campaign in New Rochelle

    This September, throughout the City, New Rochelle FOCUS will be displaying a thought-provoking media campaign dealing with marijuana prevention. On billboards, at the train station and in New Roc, this visual, accompanied by the dictionary definition of “weed”, should …

Event Calendar

October 29, 2014

The Anatomy of a Middle Schooler
Starts: 7:00 pm
Ends: October 29, 2014 - 7:30 pm
Location: Albert Leonard Middle School, 25 Gerada Ln, New Rochelle, NY 10804, United States

October 29, 2014

Quarterly Coalition Meeting
Starts: 11:30 am
Ends: October 29, 2014 - 1:00 pm
Location: New Rochelle HS Rm 222

October 23, 2014

A Digital Media Summit The Risks and Benefits for Children Online
Starts: 7:00 pm
Ends: October 23, 2014 - 9:00 pm
Location: New Rochelle HS Whitney Young Auditorium

October 16, 2014

It's Not Too Early To Start The Conversation
Starts: 7:30 pm
Ends: October 16, 2014 - 8:00 pm
Location: William B Ward Elementary School, Broadfield Rd, New Rochelle, NY 10804, United States

October 13, 2014

Columbus Day
Starts: 12:00 am
Ends: October 14, 2014 - 12:00 am
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