RyeACT (Rye Action for Children and Teens) is a coalition of local organizations and individuals committed to promoting long term health and wellness by inspiring youth, parents, and community leaders to foster healthy behaviors and reduce youth substance use.
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We See Progress Toward a Promising Tomorrow!
Westchester Declares “Healthy Teen Brain Day”
Healthy Teen Brain Day was 4/20/2017. RyeACT Coalition was so excited to be a sponsoring member of the Westcester County Coalition’s annual 4/20 event.
It’s so important for parents and community members to know the facts about the impact of marijuana on the developing brain and help us Reclaim 4/20 as Healthy Teen Brain Day!
Anyone Can Become Addicted to Drugs
From National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA/NIH) — You might think that only some types of people can get addicted to drugs. The truth is, it can happen to anyone, whether you’re young or old, rich or poor, male or female. This video from NIDA explains addiction in simple terms and offers a hotline to help you or a loved one find treatment.
For more information, visit National Institute on Drug Abuse Easy-to-Read Drug Facts.