A new vaping prevention program is being piloted in Suffolk County schools, County Executive Steve Bellone announced Tuesday.
Citing an “alarming rise” in teenagers who use e-cigarettes, the program, Vape Out, will launch in four Suffolk County school districts Jan. 30. READ
Riverhead CAP and Riverhead Community Coalition for Safe and Drug-Free Youth are asking for the community’s help in evaluating its prescription drug abuse prevention initiatives through an online survey.
Residents of Riverhead Town and the Riverhead Central School District are being asked to take a five-minute survey to help the organization better its drug prevention programs, according to a press release from the organization. READ
Riverhead High School students hit the red carpet in style Thursday in a pre-senior prom reception sponsored the Riverhead Community Awareness Program, Inc. and Peconic Bay Medical Center. READ
At Riverhead High School, 49 percent of students say they’ve used electronic cigarettes and 20 percent say they believe e-cigarettes are not harmful. READ
Congratulations are in order for the Riverhead Community Coalition for Safe and Drug-Free Youth — the organization received a national award, the Coalition of Excellence for Short-Term Outcomes, on Thursday.
This week students in the Riverhead School District are smiling at their peers, hugging their family members and giving their friends high-fives.
A Riverhead-based organization dedicated to reducing alcohol and drug use in the community will be honored in February with an award from the nation’s leading substance abuse prevention organization. READ
The 32nd annual “Say No to Drugs” march on Friday afternoon was led by retiring Riverhead School District Superintendent Nancy Carney, the honored guest and keynote speaker.