Drugs

13
Nov

A Powerful Presentation by Larry Glenz

On Thursday, October 26, Manhasset CASA hosted guest speaker Larry Glenz at the Manhasset High School Auditorium. His presentation was entitled ‘Forgiving Kevin’ and was about losing his son to the opioid epidemic. About 150 students, parents, coaches and other members of the community attended the presentation to listen to Mr. Glenz, a former lacrosse, football and wrestling coach from
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5
Sep

Long Island Weekly: Preventing Drug Use, Underage Drinking on Campuses

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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23
Feb

Anton Supports Generation Rx Campaign

Generation Rx Promotes Medicine Safety across Nassau County  While prescription medications can help us live longer and healthier lives, any medication has the potential to do harm—especially when misused. Misuse often can lead to serious legal, social, and health consequences as drug overdoses now represent the leading cause of accidental death in the United States (Centers for Disease Control -
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