Students and MHYC members recognized in the Record Journal

Youth sector members and business community members of the MHYC were recognized in an article, published by the Record Journal, for their efforts to prevent underage drinking. Participating in “Sticker Shock” to raise awareness and deter adults from providing alcohol to teens.




SADD students participate in underage drinking campaign- “Sticker Shock”

SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) students participated in a social marketing campaign called “Sticker Shock” to address underage drinking issues throughout Meriden. Students decorated local package store bags with stickers that said “Please Don’t Provide Alcohol to Teens” and hand written facts focusing on adolescent substance use. The local package stores received these bags and…


Youth-led PSA for Change the Script-Meriden.

Youth sector members from The Meriden Healthy Youth Coalition, worked together to create three youth-led public service announcements for the state wide “Change the Script” campaign. Five students, representing three Meriden high schools, worked with KC101’s Adam Rivers to create MHYC’s very 1st youth-led public service announcement to address prescription drug misuse and the Opioid…