Prevention

Our prevention professionals work with schools, youth service bureaus, law enforcement, community leaders, parents and others throughout Connecticut to educate about the risk factors facing today's youth, including the harmful effects of drug and alcohol use.

teen-girl-with-family-outside-662850272.jpgOur programs are designed to build strong connections between youth, their families and their communities, and include in-school, after-school and summer programming.

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Meriden Healthy Youth Coalition

The Meriden Healthy Youth Coalition (MHYC) is a community coalition created to work collaboratively to reduce and prevent alcohol, other substance use and their related problems through raising awareness while promoting healthy lifestyles.

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Prevention Programs and Services


Support Groups & Events

Monday, Jun 17, 2019, 4:00PM - 5:15PM

Our Stories: Raising The Volume On Mental Health In The Black Community

This group offers a safe space for discussion and support for Black families and individuals with their own connection to mental illness [...]

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019, 6:30PM - 7:45PM

Schizophrenia: An Introduction to the Disorder

A lecture for families and friends of individuals who have schizophrenia or a related disorder. Participants will acquire a basic [...]

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019, 8:00AM - 5:30PM

Mental Health First Aid

Under national guidelines, only individuals over the age of 18 can attend this training

In this FREE educational seminar, learn [...]