Middletown Prevention Coalition
Family Update - October 2021
Parenting is tough. We've got your back!
Thank you to all the families who joined us for Family Day earlier this month! The day was a huge success. A special thanks to SACCUCCI HONDA for sponsoring the event. We hope to see you again next year!
Family Day - Making Everyday Special
First meeting for Islanders Committed at Gaudet!
Wednesday, Oct. 27th, 2:15pm
J.H. Gaudet Middle School
Islanders Committed is the youth committee of the Middletown Prevention Coalition. Their mission is to promote health and wellness in their school and to create a space where students can be their best selves. Students can find out about upcoming meetings by listening to the announcements, looking for posters in the hall, or check with Ms. Lisa, the advisor, located in the back of the gym, across from Mr. Almeida's office. Parents and students can email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Building Strong Parent-Youth Relationships
Time to check in on your relationships with youth?
New Prevention Coordinator at Gaudet Middle School
Lisa is originally from Potsdam NY and has been a middle and high school health teacher for the past 15 years. She is very excited to be back in a school environment working with middle school students and getting more familiar with Middletown. For more information on the exciting new programs happening at Gaudet, contact email@example.com.
Middletown DEA TakeBack Day - Sat. October, 23rd
MPC News and Updates
Red Ribbon Week October 23 - 31
Red Ribbon Week is a national campaign where communities take a visible stand against substance use. Visit https://www.redribbon.org/activities/parents/ to get ideas on how you can celebrate Red Ribbon Week at home.
Islanders Committed Movie Night for High School Students
Islanders Committed invites Middletown High School students to attend a Halloween Movie Night on Friday, October 22 from 6-9 PM. This is event is free for MHS students and of course, we will have FOOD! Students will have the chance to vote on the movie in school. Contact Lisa at firstname.lastname@example.org or Steph at email@example.com for more information.
Sunday, October 24th - NAMI Walks Your Way!
Join NAMIWalks Your Way to support mental health for all! This is an in-person event in Providence, RI and/or a virtual experience, united with NAMIWalks across the country. NAMIWalks Your Way means putting one foot in front of the other, either actually or virtually. Participants get to use their creativity, with the main rule that we continue to advance towards our goal by leaps and bounds. For more information or to register click here.