Cathy Samuels

16
Aug

No-Cost or Lower Cost Naloxone Now Available at Pharmacies

No Cost or lower cost Naloxone now available through pharmacies

16
Aug

Manhasset’s CASA facing funding cut

2
Aug

Connection is Prevention: Talk2Prevent

Randazzo’s Pizzeria continues support for Manhasset CASA’s Talk2Prevent Campaign. Research shows that children whose parents talk regularly about the dangers of underage drinking are 42% less likely to drink alcohol (New York State Office on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services NYSOASAS). In Manhasset, 69.3% of 8th grade students, 66.7% of 10th grade students and 67.6% of 12th grade students talked
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20
Jul

Senator Phillips Hosts Discussion on Opioid Epidemic

Check out Elizabeth Johnson’s article in The Manhasset Press regarding yesterday’s Panel Discussion on the Opioid Epidemic hosted by Senator Elaine Phillips at NYU Winthrop Hospital!  The panel participants included law enforcement, health care professionals, victims and treatment providers.  

17
Jul

CASA Youth Club Game Show on PATV

Manhasset High School’s CASA Youth Club recently produced a fun and educational television game show and public service announcement (PSA) at Public Access Television (PATV) in Lake Success. The show was produced with the support of Manhasset CASA’s Generation Rx: Safe Medication Practices for Life Grant and is one of five television programs produced with PATV through CASA’s grant funding

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17
Jul

Manhasset CASA Launches New Website

Manhasset CASA announces a redesigned website which provides parents, residents and youth with updated substance misuse prevention resources, videos as well as a new SAFE Homes network to assist parent to parent communication in the prevention of underage drinking. The innovative site, designed by Nancy Verdi, Hummingbird Web Design of Port Washington, provides access to substance abuse and parent communication

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6
Jun

Talk2Prevent at Manhasset High School by Alex Mazer

Manhasset CASA’s Talk2Prevent Campaign recently hosted Kings Park Parent, Linda Ventura, to talk in Chris Keen’s AP Psychology classes at Manhasset High School (MHS).  Ms. Ventura discussed the loss of her son to a heroin overdose, the effects his substance use had on her family and awareness of the stigma of addiction and recovery.  Students were engaged and moved by

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