Prescription 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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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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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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30
Oct

Manhasset CASA Receives Generation Rx Medication Disposal

The Cardinal Health Foundation announced that it has awarded Manhasset CASA $25,000 in grant funding from its Generation Rx program. CASA is one of 17 non-profit organizations across the country to receive funding to help fight prescription drug misuse by improving community medication disposal programs. CASA will work with its many dedicated partners to implement educational programs for safe medication

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