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Danksgiving – What is it?

November 22, 2019

If Blackout Wednesday wasn’t bad enough, over the past few years another day surrounding the Thanksgiving holidays has been dedicated to alcohol and substance abuse – it’s called Danksgiving. It has been defined as a holiday traditionally held on the …

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Thanksgiving is a time when families and friends get together to share a meal and enjoy each other’s company.  We will spend time watching the parade, playing touch football, catching up with relatives that have been away or just relaxing …

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RADAR has been around for 25 years tirelessly fighting alcohol and substance abuse by tweens and teens. It is ever evolving, tackling any issue that can affect a teen’s health and well being. Vaping for instance, has been on the …

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I believe that most of us parents have watched Charlie Brown’s The Great Pumpkin at last 2 or 3 times over the course of the years. That probably holds true for our children too – teens & tweens. It’s a …

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Drug Take-Back Day- When:Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 10:00am to 2:00pm Where:Town of Mamaroneck Police Department and Larchmont Village Hall Lobby, RADAR and our local police departments are pleased to continue to support the DEA’s Drug Take-Back Day. Taking part in …

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I posted this last year and am doing it again this year as the issue is still relevant today. We spend a lot of time talking to our children about risky behaviors and why they should stay away from them; …

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“Sharenting” is a parent’s use of social media to post pictures and comments concerning their children. Many teen don’t appreciate the digital footprint their parents have created for them. To learn more, Click Here

With the very real possibility that New York will be legalizing marijuana for recreational use in the near future, it is important to talk to your teen about this subject. Click here for some good info to get you started.

Kids Off To College?

July 21, 2019

It’s that time of year when kids are getting ready to head off to college. It’s a new and exciting time for them but you have to be aware of alcohol abuse. Click here for some good info to help …

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  Summer is a Risky Time for Youth Substance UseMore teens start drinking and smoking cigarettes and marijuana in June and July than in any other month, the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration said in a report …

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