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Greenwich Prevention Council to Share Results from Youth Survey on Risky Behaviors

The Greenwich Prevention Council is organizing a Greenwich Community Forum where the Youth Survey Results will be shared to be held on December 4 at YWCA Greenwich from 7:00-8:30pm. Continue Reading →

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Chasing the Dragon: Greenwich Police to Co-Host Community Forum on Opioid Addiction

FBI Community Outreach Specialist, Charles Grady will provide insight to the drug epidemic in Connecticut. Chasing the Dragon is hosted by Greenwich Police, Social Services, Liberation Programs, Communities 4 Action and First Selectman’s Youth Commission. Continue Reading →

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Student Slogan Contest for Prescription Drug Abuse Campaign Announced

“It may take just minutes for a student to come up with a slogan and submit their entry online, but through the process we are hoping they and their parents become more aware of the prescription drug abuse epidemic,” said Ingrid Gillespie, executive director of Communities 4 Action. Continue Reading →

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GHS School Resource Officer Franco Shares What the Kids Are Up To: Vaping THC Extracts

During the Communities 4 Action legislative breakfast., Greenwich Police Officer Carlos Franco and Lt. Kraig Gray talked about the increasing popularity of vaping. One popular vaping device that students fill with oil containing THC, looks like a thumb drive and students plug it them into their computers to charge them. Continue Reading →

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Communities 4 Action Presents Leslie Yager with Media Champion Award

Leslie Yager, founder and editor of Greenwich Free Press, received the Media Champion Award from the board of Communities 4 Action (C4A) on Monday for her outstanding work in journalism and dedication to covering issues of public health and safety in the Greenwich area. Continue Reading →

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Battling E-cigarettes and Empowering Teens, Communities 4 Action Soars

E-cigarettes, which indeed contain nicotine, are glamorized to target teen consumers, according to Communities 4 Action (C4A) Executive Director Ingrid Gillespie and Chairman Stephanie Paulmeno. The two spoke at length about C4A’s capacity and collaboration building, teen empowerment engagements, and educational prevention initiatives. Continue Reading →

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