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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, […]

ADAP YLC 2017/2018

ADAP YLC 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 […]

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 […]

ADAP YLC 2016/2017

ADAP YLC Meetings for 2016/2017 ADAP YLC PARENT MEETING: 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 […]

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 Senior Leadership Awards

Alex Brostoff and Alex Sydney received ADAPS’s Leadership Award in May 2015 at Weston High School’s Senior Award Assembly The recipients of the ADAP Leadership Award were recognized as leaders of ADAP’s peer education program, the Youth Leadership Council (YLC), for their work as student members of the ADAP Board, and for their contribution to ADAP’s awareness and education programs.

Do You Have Children Going To College? Save the Date March 18 for HAZE and discussion with Michelle Albright, PhD, Director of Weston Youth Services

Save the date on March 18, 2015 to see HAZE, a powerful documentary, at the Weston Public Library at 7 pm. Afterwards, join Michelle Albright, PhD, Director of Weston Youth Services. Michelle will facilitate a discussion after the film. This program is a must see for ALL parents and their children who are Juniors and […]

ADAP Raises Awareness about Alcohol and Drug Abuse during Red Ribbon Week

The Alcohol and Drug Awareness Program (ADAP) of Weston kicked off Red Ribbon Week on October 27 to raise awareness about the dangers of alcohol and drug abuse. ADAP youth group members greeted fellow students and provided breakfast. They also handed out red bracelets saying, Love Yourself, Be Drug Free.

Marijuana and Drug Use is Up Among Weston’s Teens

As reported in The Weston Forum (March 2014) alcohol and marijuana use has risen among Weston teens, while cigarette and other illicit drug use has decreased. The survey  was sponsored by Positive Directions The Center for Prevention & Recovery, the Weston school board, Weston public schools, Weston Department of Youth Services, and the Alcohol and Drug […]

  • ADAP YLC Meetings for 2017/2018

    ADAP YLC PARENT MEETING: TBA

    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