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Socialization is an entirely different animal these days. When we were younger we would spend most of our waking hours hanging out together shooting the breeze – face to face –  or in the case of my sister on her …

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In a month or so your son or daughter may be going off to college for the first time. This is a big step, a life changer for some. It is exciting and scary at the same time. Be prepared …

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Miss the May 9th  Presentation – “Your Child, Drugs and Our Community”. Parenting & drug expert Mike Nerney (former Director of the National Drug Research Institute) returned to Mamaroneck Schools on Tuesday, May 9th, to lead an evening with parents and …

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Click on the “Hudson Valley Gives” button below at any time to see our Hudson Valley Gives page and at midnight through 11:59 PM on May 17, 2017 to make a donation to RADAR.  What Larchmont-Mamaroneck Youth Have Told Us 2006-2016 …

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Asleep on Their Feet

May 10, 2017

If you have a teenager, you know what I mean. Most teens don’t get to bed until late and have to get up way too early for school. They are like zombies in the morning. It not only affects their …

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Communication is a key to a healthy relationship with your child. But what happens when they ask you the dreaded questions – Did you drink when you were my age? Did you smoke pot? How do you respond?  Do you …

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With all the mixed messages out there concerning marijuana, it’s no wonder why parents don’t feel comfortable talking about it with their teens. Well,this article is a great place to start. It simple and straightforward and hopefully will help you …

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Did you know…

March 21, 2017

  Prescription drug abuse especially opioids like Oxycodone and Vicodin has skyrocketed over the past few years.  Why is the question that many people ask and the answer is pretty simple. The drug manufacturers pushed these pain killers as the …

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If you have a teenager, you know that at some point in time you will need to talk to them about getting out of an unwanted situation. When I was young, my parents told me to make up an excuse …

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Dr. Nora Volkow, Director of the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) at the National Institutes of Health, discusses findings from the 42nd annual Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey, released December 13, 2016. The survey focuses on drug use and …

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