We Made It Happen! – Greater Manchester Region Communities, led by our Police Departments filled 60 boxes, Collecting over 1,650 lbs. of unused, unwanted, or expired Rx drugs in just four hours! Collective Action! Collective Impact!

We Made It Happen! – Greater Manchester Region Communities, led by our Police Departments filled 60 boxes, Collecting over 1,650 lbs. of unused, unwanted, or expired Rx drugs in just four hours! Collective Action! Collective Impact!

Saturday, April 24th was the DEA National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.  Our community members took action along with our amazing police departments in the Greater Manchester region collecting a grand total of 1,651.3 lbs. of unused, unwanted, or expired,...

Life of a Teen (LOAT) Podcast: #TakeBackDay

Life of a Teen (LOAT) Podcast: #TakeBackDay

Check out this amazing new podcast called Life of a Teen (LOAT) created by our empowerYOUTH members! LOAT is a special project designed, developed and created by the Senior members of empowerYOUTH!.  LOAT will be a series of six podcasts, a mixture of the Seniors...

Take Down Tobacco Day of Action

Take Down Tobacco Day of Action

Take Down Tobacco is a fresh take on Kick Butts Day.  Every year the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids’ holds this event to empower people to stand up and speak out against the tobacco industry. The Take Down Tobacco program is a 365 day a year effort that culminates...

Exciting news!  Jane Skantze, Community Impact Manager, and Debbie Baird, Resiliency Essentials Coordinator of the Makin’ It Happen Team, held a QPR…Question, Persuade and Refer Suicide Prevention Training for all Faculty and Staff at Trinity High School of Greater...

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week

This week has been Drug and Alcohol Facts Week.  Drug and Alcohol Facts Week is a yearly observance organized by NIDA in partnership with the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. During NDAFW, young people across the country connect with scientists and...