If you or someone you care about feels overwhelmed with emotions like sadness, depression or anxiety, or like you want to harm yourself or others call 911. You can also contact the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Disaster Distress Helpline at 800-985-5990, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255 or text MHFA…Details
Martial Arts instructor, Rick Griffin, from Leadership Martial Arts in Cheshire came in as a guest presenter to teach our Summer Program participants a self-defense course. The kids had a great time learning basic self-defense moves and being active. Sensei Rick emphasized the importance of safety and discussed the biggest challenge is often “swallowing your…Details
As part of our “Change the Script” campaign, we have another billboard addressing safe disposal of medication in Meriden’s drop box. “Don’t Share It, Don’t Store It, Just Drop It.”
Senior students at Platt participated in our last Prom Promise event of the season. Thank you for pledging to make smart and healthy decisions and enjoy your Prom!
NATIONAL PREVENTION WEEK 2018 The Meriden Healthy Youth Coalition (MHYC) is participating in National Prevention Week 2018 by posting daily prevention messages on social media through our Facebook page and Twitter news feed. We held an Educational Empowerment Forum (!MPACT presentation) at Platt High School on May 1st: Donna Jenner, from Mourning…Details
Students at Maloney High School that are attending the Junior and Senior Proms signed the Prom Promise banner and pledged to be substance-free before, during, and after Prom. The banner was filled in just one day! Great job students and have a great time at your Prom.