Please come and learn about how The Alcohol and Drug Awareness Program of Weston will support WMS students.

ADAP is also presenting John Morello to the WHS as our Spring Speaker.

Start conversations and keep them going.




Weston High School Spring Speaker presented by ADAP

ADAP of Weston sponsors a Spring/Pre-Prom speaker every year at Weston High School.  This years speaker is John Morello

His show is entitled, “Dirt, A one man show of substance abuse and choices”

From his website:
“Drug and alcohol use is a central theme of Dirt. Several of the characters portrayed use drugs regularly, and all characters have varied opinions on the impact drugs and/or alcohol have had on their lives. As the show develops, the characters share their experiences, their reasoning, and oftentimes their pain, causing the audience to think deeply about issues of substance use, abuse and addiction.”

This year’s show is Friday, April 20.

Save A Life: Free NARCAN Training

Date:  March 12, 2018
Time:  7-8:30pm
Place: Weston Public Library
56 Norfield Rd Weston CT

Training will include:
Overdose Prevention Strategies
Signs and Symptoms of Overdose
How to Administer Naloxone
Good Samaritan Law
Support  Information & Resources

*Registration is required
Narcan kits are available to those who are uninsured.

Please bring your insurance & prescription card for the pharmacist (Lang’s Pharmacy of Weston).

Call 2-1-1 for Narcan Training in your area

For more information: Narcan Training Flyer

Register Today:

Narcan (naloxone) is an opiate antidote. Opioids include heroin and prescription pain pills such as oxycodone, codeine and morphine. Narcan is a prescription medicine that blocks the effects of opioids and reverses an overdose.



We all know that drugs such as opioids are destroying people’s lives.

Change the Script aims to connect people who are affected by the crisis: healthcare professionals, treatment professionals, friends and family, and the public. By providing resources, Change the Script, will help rewrite the story about how we deal with this issue.


  1. Knowledge is power. The more you know about opioids the better. Because you can do more for anyone who is struggling with them.
  2. People crisis need support. People addicted to opioids have a serious medical condition that requires understanding.
  3. Opioid misuse is a medical condition that requires medical solutions. Talk to your doctor openly and honestly. He or she can help with different approaches to managing pain, treatment options, and medical planning.

For more information & resources please visit:

Evergreen Ball 2017

Attention 9th and 10th graders – Save the Date!

Evergreen Ball 2017

Saturday, December 2nd
8 to 11 pm
St. Francis Church
35 Norfield Road
Weston, CT

An annual tradition for the last 25+ years, the Evergreen Ball
is a semi-formal dance for Weston 9th and 10th graders.

Students are encouraged to come with dates, solo or with a group of friends.

DJ, dancing, refreshments and photo booth
Sweet and savory Hors d oeuvres provided by AMG Catering

Formal invitations to follow by mail

Proceeds to our Sponsor: ADAP of Weston*

Adult Chaperones Needed!
Please email: if you are interested.


To download Parent/Student Contract: Evergreen contract 2017 Final
For more details please read: evergreen letter 2017

Co-Chairs – Jennifer Socha and Kristana Esslinger

* ADAP (Alcohol and Drug Awareness program) has been active in the Weston community since 1980, fulfilling its mission to provide awareness and education regarding substance use and abuse. The non-profit provides a monthly forum for Weston students to discuss the challenges they face in high school and the risks associated with alcohol and substance abuse. Meetings are led by Tim Walsh, a trained facilitator. Funds are used for the annual high school pre-prom/spring speaker and programs such as “Haze”, the documentary which has raised awareness about the dangers of binge drinking.

ADAP YLC 2017/2018


The Youth Leadership Council provides Weston students with a safe environment to discuss the challenges they face in high school. And to learn about the risks associated with substance abuse. In addition, YLC members may mentor younger students, become peer leaders, and help with ADAP’s awareness programs in the Weston schools and in the community.

YLC is comprised of 25-40 Weston students in 9 – 12th grades. Tim Walsh is the director and facilitator for the Youth Leadership Council.  The group meets monthly-October through May-on the first Monday of the month from 7–9 PM in the Community Room at the Weston Public Library. Since we meet only once a month it is important that members attend each meeting.

To become a YLC member, please submit the 2017 application and the $75 membership fee (check made out to ADAP of Weston) to

ADAP of Weston, PO Box 1241, Weston, CT 06883

Your application must be received by November 6, 2017.

There will be a parents’ meeting on November 6.  Tim Walsh will present the program and expectations.  Even parents who attended this meeting last year are asked to attend this year. 

The meeting will be in the Community Room of the Library at 6pm (right before the YLC meeting).

For more information and to apply please download the 2017 YLC Application and 2017 YLC Invite letter.

2017 YLC Application

2017 YLC Invite

ADAP sponsers Michael Fowlin as Spring Speaker at Weston High School

“Your pain is your gift,” actor and psychologist Michael Fowlin told Weston High School students recently.

“I would say in this community you’re told not to acknowledge your pain,” Fowlin said. “Most of you here wear a mask.”

Fowlin spoke to the students on April 7 in a talk sponsored by the Alcohol Drug and Awareness Program (ADAP) through a grant from the Mid-Fairfield Substance Abuse Coalition. The coalition has designated ADAP of Weston, a non-profit, as its Local Prevention Council.

For more please checkout the Weston Forum article: Michael Fowlin Spring Speaker at WHS

ADAP YLC 2016/2017

ADAP YLC Meetings for 2016/2017

November 7, 2016 6pm Weston Town Hall

ADAP YLC meets:
(First Monday of each month at the Weston Public Library from 7-9PM):

Meeting dates are:
Oct. 10, Nov. 7, Dec. 5, Jan. 9, Feb. 6, Mar. 6, Apr. 3, May 1, June 5 (possible make-up or end of year party depending on school calendar).

2016-ylc-application 2016-ylc-invite

ADAP Presents Nile Rodgers to Weston High School Students

The one thing I loved more than doing drugs or getting high was creating music, music legend Nile Rodgers tells 800 students at Weston High School in CT.

Check out the full article (April 22, 2016) Weston Forum:
TheWestonForum/ADAP Presents Nile Rodgers to Weston High School

ADAP Sponsors Red Ribbon Week at Weston High School

Student representatives held a kick-off celebration of Red Ribbon Week at Weston High school as part of a nationwide effort to raise awareness about the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse.  2015 Red Ribbon week is Oct 23-31.

  • ADAP YLC Meetings for 2017/2018


    ADAP YLC meets:
    (First Monday of each month at the Weston Public Library from 7-9PM):

    2017/2018 Meeting Dates: Oct. 2, Nov. 6, Dec. 4, Jan. 8, Feb. 5, Mar. 5, Apr. 2, May 7, June 4 (possible make-up or end of year party depending on school calendar).

    Application under Youth Leadership Council

    Evergreen Parent Letter & Contract
    can be found on main post and/or Documents/Contracts Letters

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