NHS Cares promotes national initiatives with high school students

NHS Cares is a nonprofit community coalition whose mission is to provide the building blocks that empower the New Hope-Solebury community to make a meaningful and sustainable difference towards reducing youth substance abuse through education, collaboration and environmental change. The organization presently operates under a Federal mentoring grant, known as the Drug Free Communities Support Program (DFC), with supervision and support provided by the Safe Communities Coalition of Hunterdon County.

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The Council Rock Coalition For Healthy Youth

The Council Rock Coalition for Healthy Youth (CRCHY) has been awarded a five-year grant to continue its programs aimed at preventing substance abuse by students. The grant was one of 680 Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program grants, totaling $84 million, to communities across the country. The grants will provide local communities funding to prevent youth substance use and support the Administration’s National Drug Control Strategy, which treats our Nation’s drug problem through a balanced public health and safety approach.

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Tabor Children’s Services, Inc.

The mission of Tabor Children’s Services, Inc. (Tabor) is keeping children safe, strengthening families and promoting independence.

Tabor is a true family of services as it provides a continuum of care to enhance the development of children and youth and ensure they are safe and secure in their homes and communities. Providing services to approximately 500 children and families annually from its office in Doylestown and Philadelphia, Tabor is one of the few agencies with dedicated programs for both children who have endured abuse/neglect and young adults who are “aging out” of the child welfare system.

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Bucks County 4-H

4-H is a community of young people across America learning leadership, science, citizenship and life skills, enabling kids to have fun, meet new people, learn new skills, build self-confidence, learn responsibility, and set and achieve goals. It’s where kids learn by doing cool things.

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Boy Scouts of America

Boys today have a wide variety of options for spending their time. Washington Crossing Council’s Unit, District and Council level volunteers are committed to delivering your child a high-quality, safe and fun-filled program that challenges your youth, both intellectually and physically.

Scouts today learn lessons about life and the value of being a person of character and integrity. When you stop and think about it, Scouting is unlike any other youth program. Scouting fosters the development of the whole person and offers youth the opportunity to participate in activities that will help launch them on a successful course for life.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County (BBBSBC) is a donor-supported, volunteer-driven non-profit mentoring organization with over 50 years of service to Bucks County youth. Located in Jamison, its mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better. Their vision is that all children achieve success in life. BBBSBC accomplishes this by partnering with parents/guardians, local schools, companies, and volunteers in the community.

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Council Rock presents two programs addressing substance abuse: A Better High and Straight Talk for Parents

During the week of April 21st, Council Rock is presenting two programs addressing the issue of teens and substance abuse.

On Monday April 21 at 7 pm at Council Rock High School South in Holland, nationally renowned speaker and comedian Matt Bellace will present “A Better High: Supporting Teens in Making Healthy Choices”. Author of the book, A Better High: Laugh, Help, Run, Love… and Other Great ways to Get Naturally High!, Dr. Bellace uses humor and inspirational stories to teach how to communicate with teens without arguing while sharing examples of how to teach responsibility and healthy coping skills.

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Bucks County 4-H

4-H is a community of young people across America learning leadership, science, citizenship and life skills, enabling kids to have fun, meet new people, learn new skills, build self-confidence, learn responsibility, and set and achieve goals. It’s where kids learn by doing cool things!

If you’ve heard that 4-H is only for farm families, think again. However, they do farm and animal science programs also! 4-H reaches youngsters in suburbs, and rural areas; in fact, 4-H is the largest youth organization in the world. Anyone ages eight to 18 may participate in the 4-H Youth Development Programs in Bucks County. Activities include club meetings, project round-ups, tours, trips, community service, special interest programs, overnight and day camps, club officers and leadership training.

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NHS Cares

NHS Cares, a nonprofit based in the New Hope-Solebury community, began in March, 2008, as a group of parents, youth, teachers, administrators, clergy, law enforcement, and community members who were concerned that students were experimenting with drugs and alcohol. Based upon these observations, it was determined that a strong and unified community response was necessary. Some six years later, the organization is still focused on reducing substance use and abuse amongst the community’s youth.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County (BBBSBC) is a donor supported non-profit mentoring organization with over 50 years of service to youth. Located in Jamison, its mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong, enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better. Their vision is that all children achieve success in life. BBBSBC accomplishes this by partnering with parents / guardians, volunteers and others in the community.

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