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Family University Registration Now Open

Ninth Annual Family University at NRHS March 28, 2018 6 to 9 PM For the nominal fee of $5, adults, high school and middle school students will be treated to an educational evening including a hot dinner buffet from Gemelli! Online …


Hidden in Plain Sight – Feb. 15, 7 PM NRHS Linda Kelly Theater

Join us for this important interactive  PTSA meeting to learn the latest facts about teen alcohol and drug misuse and vaping – and how some indicators of use might be “hidden in plain sight”. Come into our mock teen’s bedroom, …


NRHS Seniors Taught Impact of Decisions with Staged Car Crash

Before the risky season of prom and graduation, NRHS seniors were given a clear message to consider the impact of the decisions they make. On May 18, 2017,  NR FOCUS and the NRHS SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) Club, brought …


Come Tonight for Family University at NRHS -Monday, March 13

Family University – March 13 at NRHS 5:30 to 9:00 pm Ask anyone’s who has attended in the past – Family University is an amazing evening – and a bargain too! What is it? An evening of workshops and keynote presentation …


Marijuana Has Proven to Be a Gateway Drug

From the April 26, 2016 NY Times: Opinion. Robert L. DuPont is the president of the Institute for Behavior and Health and the first director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse. It should come as no surprise that the …


Why Is It So Hard To Test Whether Drivers Are Stoned?

The following article will help you understand the science behind the challenges involved in establishing drugged driving laws. Law enforcement officials would love to have a clear way to tell when a driver is too drugged to drive. But the decades …

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Thinking of drinking and driving? What if your car won’t let you?

If every new car made in the United States had a built-in blood alcohol level tester that prevented impaired drivers from driving the vehicle, how many lives could be saved, injuries prevented, and injury-related dollars left unspent? Researchers at the …

Be a Parent

Look Familiar?

NR FOCUS has installed these posters at local bus stop kiosks in New Rochelle to raise awareness of the impact that parents have on their teens – especially on underage drinking. They read, ” Be a Parent, Not a Friend. Underage Drinking can …


How Much Does Marijuana Impact Your Driving?

A rigorous federal research study by the National Institute on Drug Abuse offers new data on the effects of marijuana on driving performance. The exact impact of marijuana on driving ability is a controversial subject—and it’s become more important states …


Five Back-to-School Tips for Teens

Raychelle Cassada Lohmann MS, LPC asked some “experts” – a middle school student, a high school student, a parent, and an educator the same simple question: “What advice would you give to a teen about how to have a successful school …

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Nothing from October 25, 2020 to November 18, 2020.