Thursday, November 29, 2012 CASA Sector Meeting VIRTUAL TRAINING Details Here

Thursday, October 25, 2012 11th Grade Parent Night Meeting

Manhasset CASA's 11th Grade parent Presentation provided parents with results of Bach Harrison Prevention Needs Assessment Results and discussed the need for parent disapproval of underage drinking. The Manhasset School District emailed electronic copies of Mothers Against Drunk Driving Power of Parents Handbook to all 11th grade parents by as a reference and guide to help parents talk with their teens about the dangers of underage drinking.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

North Shore LIJ & Legislator Judi Bosworth Presented a Community Health Fair (Flyer here)

Saturday, October 20, 2012 9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Fall 2012 Lock Your Meds

Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 7:30 pm - Above the Influence Day!

As part of its Red Ribbon Week Substance Abuse Prevention and Awareness Initiatives, Manhasset CASA and its Youth Representatives worked with Dr. Stephen Dewey of the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research of the North Shore-LIJ Health System to address how the human and teen brain is affected by drugs and alcohol. The Teen Brain: Still Under Construction (flyer) was presented at Manhasset High School with students, parents and residents celebrating the community's first National Above the Influence Day! Click Here link to Manhasset Press Article

Red Ribbon Week Monday, October 15 - 16, 2012

Shelter Rock and Munsey Park Schools celebrated its 2012 Red Ribbon Week (Click Here for more information) October 15th through 19th! Working with the Children's Health Market, the Great Body Shop curriculum was featured with an interactive Jeopardy game where teachers and students interacted and had fun learning about overall health and substance abuse prevention!

Thursday, October 11, 2012 9th Grade Parent Night Meeting

Manhasset CASA's 9th Grade parent Presentation provided parents with results of Bach Harrison Prevention Needs Assessment Results and discussed the need for parent disapproval of underage drinking. Hard copies of Navigating the Teen Years was provided and the district emailed all 9th grade parents the Mothers Against Drunk Driving Power of Parents Handbook tohelp parents talk with their teens about the dangers of underage drinking.

Saturday,September 29, 2012 9:00am-2:00pm - National Take Back Initiative

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 9:00 am

Manhasset CASA hosted its Sector Meeting with over thirty parents, youth and residents in attendance! Meeting Minutes available here

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Manhasset CASA attends Manhasset Chamber of Commerce Legislative Breakfast

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - Kid's Safety Day

Councilwoman Anna Kaplan joined Manhasset CASA at Mary Jane Davies Park and educated young parents to the dangers of prescription and over-the-counter drugs (Kid's Safety Day Flyer Here).

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 12th Grade Parent Night Meeting

Manhasset CASA's 12 Grade Parent Presentation provided parents with results of Bach Harrison Prevention Needs Assessment Results and discusses importance of parent communication in deterring underage drinking during their chlld's transition to college. Hard copies of What Parents Need to Know about College Drinking is provided and district emails all parents the Mothers Against Drunk Driving Power of Parents Handbook.

Friday, June 22, 2012

Manhasset CASA's Project Director Cathy Samuels joined Evelyn Roth, Project Independence and Substance Abuse Interventionist and Author Eileen Wolfe, LCSW, BCD, ACSW, AISBR I&II, on 88.1 WCWP FM Radio's Project Independence and You Radio Show for a discussion regarding grandparents role in helping their grandchildren steer clear of drugs and alcohol. Click here for The Power of a Grandparent brochure that was featured on the program.

Tuesday, May 22nd and Thursday, May 24th

As part of our ongoing commitment to the health, safety and education of our students as they prepare to move beyond Manhasset High School, many to college campuses where high risk drinking can turn tragic,Manhasset Public Schools, Manhasset SCA and Manhasset CASA will provide Red Watch Band training for all graduating seniors. Read More...

Saturday, May 19th 9:30 am to 3:00 pm Pharmaceutical Take-Back Event

Saturday, May 5, 2012 10am - 4:00 pm Manhasset SCA Fair

As part of its Underage Drinking Not a Minor Problem Campaign, Manhasset CASA provided parents and residents with educational brochures addressing underage drinking prevention. CASA Youth Sector member assisted throughout the day !

Saturday, April 28, 2012 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Pharmaceutical Take Back Event

North Shore University Hospital
Monti Classroom Outside Main Lobby
300 Community Drive Manhasset
Nassau County Police Department
6th Precinct
100 Community Drive Manhasset

Wednesday, March 28, 2012 Town Hall Meeting

Monday, March 19 - Friday March 23, 2011 Manhasset SCA/CASA Health & Fitness Week

Friday, March 23, 2012
Molloy College Student Health Fair
Manhasset Secondary students will visit booths regarding nutrition, fitness, and living healthy and substance free lifestyles!

Thursday, March 22, 2012
Community Movie Night featuring
What's On Your Plate?

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 SADD celebrates Kick Butt's Day: Stand Up Against Big Tobacco!

Friday, March 16, 2012 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Teen Zone at Manhasset Public Library

Teens were invited to attend Know Your No's and join with their friends in a workshop that addresses strategies and practices to make healthy decisions and avoid being pressured into risky behaviors. Join Mrs. Jane Golub, an educator and registered nurse who will lead this workshop for teens.

Tuesday, March 6, 2012 7:30 pm

Manhasset SCA sponsors Letting Go with Love and Confidence with Dr. Kenneth Ginsburg

Thursday, March 1, 2012 7:30 pm St. Mary's High School Gael's Association

Raising Healthy Tweens and Teens Communication Matters For more info on parenting go to

Thursday, March 1, 2012 CASA Sector Meeting at Manhasset High School

Monday, February 6, through Thursday, February 9, 2012 CADCA’s National Leadership Forum

Monday, February 6, 2012 CASA/LICADD Manhasset Secondary School Faculty Presentation

Monday, January 9 through Thursday, January 12, 2012

Kim Fanter, our wonderful and much requested presenter from Red Ribbon Week 2011, presented her unique parenting workshops over four days and evenings January 9th through January 12th and provided parents with skills and insight to raise healthy and responsible kids in today’s world! This was a fantastic opportunity to get difficult parenting issues addressed in a small workshop setting. The daytime workshops were held in the Teen Zone at the Manhasset Public Library with evening workshops at the Manhasset High School's Black Box Theatre. the Power of Parening Workshops covered four concepts: Parenting Styles; Surviving the Teen Years; Building Your Child's Self Esteem; and Teen Stress.

"Life is a journey. We continue to learn every day. It is not a race or a competition. Life is a slow, unfolding of discoveries, interests, challenges, abilities, failures and successes. We must pace ourselves in order to finish this journey with love, grace and joy. Be productive each day while making time for yourself and others. Appreciate, reflect upon and enjoy the beauty life has to offer. Pursue your dreams with integrity and wisdom. Leave a legacy that endures forever while improving the journey of life for others." Kim Fanter

Thursday, January 5, 2012

At its recent sector meeting, CASA Coalition member, the Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, presented to a packed room of Manhasset school, community and parent representatives, an overview of the role all of us can play regarding substance use and young people. Dr. Jeffrey Reynolds, Executive Director, LICADD, highlighted the necessity for collaborative solutions to substance abuse as funding for treatment and addiction continues to be reduced and eliminated across Long Island. Click here for LICADD's PowerPoint presentation.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

In conjunction with Manhasset Secondary Schools' 8th Grade Parent Meeting, Dean Schlanger, Principal, Manhasset Secondary School, presented parents with an overview of the Bach Harrison Prevention Needs Assessment Student Survey results and discussed with parents the importance on dialogue in the deterrance of alcohol and substance use.