With a focus on keeping Connecticut kids safe, successful and drug-free for a stronger workforce tomorrow, The Governor’s Prevention Partnership, started in 1989, is a public-private nonprofit dedicated to delivering prevention programs that address emerging and dangerous issues that affect youth.
Student surveys indicate that underage drinking has dropped 8.9 percent. For us, that's not good enough. And more than 50 percent of Connecticut's youth continue to deal with issues of drug use, family alcoholism, bullying and child abuse. It's time for a change.
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Bullying is one of the most widespread and under reported problems within our schools and communities. We're working to fix that.
Our corporate partner First Niagara announced The Greater New Haven Help Alliance as winner of a $10,000 grant, part of 2015 First Niagara Mentoring Matters Social Media Grant Giveaway, in support of National Mentoring Month. Community members voted for The Greater New Haven Help Alliance and this video featuring a Gang of Dads mentor. Check out the announcement here.
Recently the Federal Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau approved the sale of powdered alcohol in the United States. Learn more about the product and how the dangers of powdered alcohol can effect your child.
Join G. Roger Jarjoura, Ph.D. Principal Researcher, American Institutes for Research, as he discusses adapting mentoring practices to better serve youth in the juvenile justice system and other systems of care.
Slated for April 8. Click here for more details.
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