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Free prevention programs for parents this month!

Reminder! This week & next, TNP's member agencies are offering several free, short awareness programs for parents & community members. Please see details & registration links below. We also appreciate your help in sharing these events to Norwalk families! You can download the event flyers at the bottom of this blog post.

 

COURAGEOUS PARENTING 101

Parenting through the drug crisis can be a challenge. The Courage to Speak Foundation offers a workshop for parents on protecting your kids from substance misuse.


Presented by Ginger Katz (CEO/Founder of the Courage to Speak Foundation) and Margaret Watt (Director of Prevention at Positive Directions)


Date: Thursday, April 20, 2023
Time: 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Location: NPS Family Center

POWER OF PARENTS

In our Youth Survey, Norwalk kids who perceive parental disapproval are 5x less likely to drink and 3x less likely to use marijuana. What parents say matters! Join TNP for a virtual workshop by Mothers Against Drunk Driving where you can get tips & tools for talking to your kids about alcohol & marijuana.


Date: Monday, April 24th, 7PM-8PM (online)

TODAY'S MARIJUANA: PRESENTATION AT NPL

When was your last education about cannabis? Positive Directions is hosting a presentation and Q&A about cannabis at the Norwalk Public Library. Stop by to learn about how marijuana has changed since you were a kid, its risks to youth, how to keep your kids safe, and responsible adult use.


Date: Wed. April 26th, 7:00-8:00PM
Location: Norwalk Public Library

OVERDOSE AWARENESS AND NARCAN TRAINING

Would you know how to help someone who has overdosed on opioids--perhaps by unknowingly taking a prescription drug that's been laced with fentanyl? Stop by for a free one-hour presentation about current drug risks, recognizing a possible overdose, and how to administer Narcan(TM) to save a life. Attendees will receive a free Narcan kit!


Date: Fri. May 12th, 4PM-5PM,
Location: Positive Directions
90 Post Rd West, Westport, CT

Click here to download flyers:


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Power Parents Apr 2023
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Marijuana Talk at Norwalk Library
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POSTPONED Positive Directions Narcan Training Flyer
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