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CHANGE the SCRIPT

LET’S CHANGE THE SCRIPT. 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. […]

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 Please follow and like us:

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. Please follow and like us:

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. Please […]

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. Please follow and like us:

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 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.   Please follow and like us:

Weston ADAP Representatives PreProm Event

  Weston Representatives serve breakfast before the Michael Fowlin Presentation May 2013 Please follow and like us:

ADAP Presents Michael Fowlin at WHS

From the Weston Forum article by Rose Horowitz & Eilene Brostoff Receiving a standing ovation from a rapt audience of high school students, Michael Fowlin, an actor and psychologist, told them that one of the most important lessons they can learn is go beyond what you are supposed to do and do what you need […]

Detective Carl Filsinger Answers Questions on Underage Drinking

Detective Carl Filsinger, Weston Police Department moderates Weston’s eWatch Yahoo Group: Q. Can parents legally buy a drink for their own under 18 child in a restaurant? Offer a glass of wine at home? And what about a child who is 18, but not 21 yet? A restaurant cannot serve anyone under the age of […]

  • What’s Happening ADAP

    UPCOMING EVENTS:

    YWC Parent Meeting and YWC Middle School Changes-see below

    YWC Parent Meeting is NOV 5 at 6PM
    Tim Walsh will present the program and answer questions.  The meeting will be in the Community Room of the Library at 6PM.

    For this month only, the YWC MS group will not meet due to a conflict with the WMS 7th grade social.

    NOV 14 UP IN SMOKE:The Dangers of E-Cigarettes (Vaping)
    WMS Library 7PM-8PM in partnership with Positive Directions

    EVERGREEN BALL 2018
    SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8TH
    For more information look under the EVERGREEN BALL 2018 tab on the Main Menu

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    ADAP YWC MEETING DATES
    (First Monday of each month at the Weston Public Library)
    Grades 7 & 8 Meeting time 5:30pm-6:30pm
    Grades 9-12 Meeting Time 7pm-9pm

    2018/2019 Meeting Dates: Oct. 1, Nov. 5, Dec. 3, Jan. 7, Feb. 4, Mar. 4, Apr. 1, May 6, June 3 (possible make-up or end of year party depending on school calendar). Meetings will be held in the  Community Room at the Weston Public Library.

     

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