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Fresh Air Challenge, World No Tobacco Day- Middletown Prevention Coalition June 2, 2017
The World Health Organization (WHO) believes every person should be able to breathe tobacco-smoke-free air. May 31st was World No Tobacco Day. Join the Middletown Prevention Coalition in an initiative celebrating World No Tobacco Day until June 9 by taking the Fresh Air Challenge. Middletown’s Smoke-Free Parks, Beaches, and Recreational Areas Ordinance protects the health…
May 31st is World No Tobacco Day- Middletown Prevention Coalition May 31, 2017
"Tobacco not only produces lung cancer in people, but it is a cancer to the lungs of the Earth," Dr. Armando Peruga. To learn more about the costs of tobacco, both human and environmental, please click on the link below. http://www.cnn.com/2017/05/31/health/tobacco-environment-who-report/index.html?sr=fbCNN053117tobacco-environment-who-report1230PMVODtopLink&linkId=38194941
May is Mental Health Awareness Month- Middletown Prevention Coalition May 12, 2017
Did you know that nearly 1 in 5 adult Americans struggle with mental illness according to the National Institute of Mental Health? Where our mental health is concerned, this can mean making the choices we need to make to recognize and understand signs and symptoms of mental health concerns, and seeking help as soon as…
Middletown Prevention Coalition presents “Marijuana Update: Lessons From Colorado” April 24 7:00-9:00, CCRI Newport April 19, 2017
The Middletown Prevention Coalition, in collaboration with the Newport County Prevention Coalition, invite you to the free forum. Dr Christian Thurstone will address marijuana's impact on teens and Colorado's experience with legalization. The keynote will be followed by a panel discussion.
Middletown Prevention Coalition kicks off “It Starts With You” media campaign April 11, 2017
Parents are the most powerful prevention tool. As a parent, you have a major impact on your child's decision not to use drugs. It Starts With You. Talk early. Talk often. And listen.
Middletown Prevention Coalition presents “Military Kids: Cracking the Code” April 27 6:00 April 5, 2017
While Rhode Island has military children in every county, the majority live in Newport County. Middletown is home to the largest number of military kids in the state. Please join us for this important workshop during April's Month of Military Child to learn how you can help support the military children in our community. This free…