Welcome to Our “Newly Updated” Blog About Teen Drug Prevention!
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Welcome to Our “Newly Updated” Blog About Teen Drug Prevention!

Here is a overview of what our teen drug prevention blog will have to offer. There will be a variation of different ideas, tips, and stories, all pertaining to youth substance use and drug prevention education. My goal is to use this new outlet to connect to youth, parents, teachers and our other supporters. What…

In Memory of Ian James Eaccarino
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In Memory of Ian James Eaccarino

This blog is dedicated in Memory of Ian. No more families should have to experience this devastating tragedy. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) drug-related deaths have more than doubled since the early 1980s. There are more deaths, illness, and disabilities from substance abuse than from any other preventable health condition. Today,…

Starting the conversation, parenting through the opioid crisis
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Starting the conversation, parenting through the opioid crisis

By Julia Werth Kileen Doyle never spoke to her son about drugs while he was growing up. She wasn’t even aware that some of his classmates and friends in Norwalk were using. That changed abruptly when her son’s long-time friend, a boy who had been on his swimming team and in his martial arts classes,…