Thanks to partial funding from the Manhasset Community Fund, the inaugural Student Athlete Leadership Team at Manhasset High School has been providing valuable lessons in the sixth grade classrooms of Munsey Park and Shelter Rock Schools. Thirty-three 10th and 11th graders, having been selected after a competitive application process, attended training in the Athletes Helping Athletes curriculum at Molloy College.
From The New York Times: Meth, the Forgotten Killer, Is Back. And It’s Everywhere. The fight against methamphetamines was successful, but only to a point. In some states it’s now the leading cause of drug-related deaths. Check out the article here.
The fall marks a pivotal time for substance abuse prevention and education with September commemorating Recovery Month and October National Substance Abuse Prevention Month. With mental health issues and substance use prevalent in every community, education and communication is key to helping parents, residents and youth recognize the signs of addiction, understand how to seek help as well as support