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Prevention Resources and Education for Parents (PREP) Program

May 09, 2015 01:12PM ● By Kieran Gilman
(Editor's Note: The following information was submitted by the Caron Student Assistance Program.)

Caron’s Student Assistance Program presents PREP, Prevention Resources and Education for Parents, a program designed for parents and caregivers of children in middle school and high school. The program is facilitated by professionals in the field of addiction treatment.

Program Objectives
• Provide information on the effects and consequences of gateway drugs and other drug trends
 • Empower parents with effective communication skills when talking with their children about alcohol, tobacco and other drug use
 • Review the importance of establishing clear rules and consequences at home regarding substance use
 • Evaluate resiliency factors that help protect kids from substance use

Monday, May 11th 7-8 PM
Tewksbury Public Library
300 Chandler Street
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