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Town Hall Meeting Addresses Prescription Drug Abuse and Its Relationship to Heroin

Prescription Drug Abuse and Its Relationship to Heroin:  A Beaver County Town Hall Meeting is accepting RSVP’s from members of the public as well as interested community leaders.  The meeting will be held on the CCBC campus in the Athletic and Events Center (Dome) on Friday November 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Registration begins at 9 a.m.
The town hall meeting has gained the attention of US Attorney David Hickton and Michael Botticelli, Acting Director of the Office on National Drug Control Policy (sometimes referred to as the “Drug Czar”).  These two gentlemen, both holding influential national positions, will attend our meeting.
Speakers also include Neil Capretto, DO, FASAM, Medical Director at Gateway Rehab and Anthony J Berosh, Beaver County District Attorney.  This meeting is a project of the Beaver County Prescription Drug Abuse Coalition and is sponsored by Beaver County Behavioral Health, Drug and Alcohol Program.
RSVP is required for the free event by Tuesday, November 7 to assure adequate seating and the provided light lunch.  You can call Community Health Challenge at 724-432-3474 or by email:   If you prefer to register by fax or mail, click here to download the registration form.


Help Teens Have Positive Future at Forward U

Forward/U. is celebrating its second annual FREE spring program this year on Sunday, April 28, 2013 at the Community College of Beaver County – Monaca Campus!  If you have teenagers and want to learn ways to help them have a positive future, we strongly suggest you attend this event.  Forward/U. is an interactive choice coaching… Continue Reading

Choose Today. Attend Beaver County Reality Tour

Change Tomorrow – Be the biggest influence in your child’s life. How much pressure does your child face every day? Do you discuss family rules concerning drugs and alcohol? Will your child make smart decisions when you aren’t there? Join Tour Director Kate Lichius for a dramatic drug and alcohol prevention experience for parents and their… Continue Reading

Drug Awareness Event Launches in Beaver County

Community Health Challenge (CHC) and community partners are launching Forward /U., an initiative to help teens recognize and confront negative pressures and behaviors. Forward/U. is an interactive choice-coaching program that brings parents and teens together for a day of awareness activities. The campaign’s focus is empowering teens to make smart decisions about drugs, alcohol, and… Continue Reading

Drug Prevention Program Launches 3rd Reality Tour

Reality Tours Keeps Anti-Drug Message Amazing for 3rd Straight Year  The Reality Tour program is designed to reach parent and child together with a memorable prevention experience.  It is designed for youth aged 10+ with a parent since research indicates that youth are first exposed to alcohol, tobacco and other drugs between ages 10-12.  Recent… Continue Reading