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Substance Use Resources

From our March 22, 2023 event at Darien Library
"Don't Wait" documentary film screening & discussion
Presented by the Thriving Youth Task Force, The Depot Youth Center, Silver Hill Hospital and YWCA Parent Awareness

Don't Wait 3-22-23

Other resources from Addiction is Real:

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Christina Passaretti (TYTF),

Erin Kelley & Pam Greenberg (Addiction is Real) and Sara Mirsky (YWCA Parent Awareness)

Learn to identify the signs of drug and alcohol use through a “Hidden in Plain View” experience with Addiction is Real Executive Director Erin Kelley and Emeritus Board Member Pam Greenberg.

Parent Handbooks for Talking with your Children about Alcohol and Marijuana

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Local Mental Health & Substance Use Resources

Darien Department of
Human Services

Spring 2022 - Marijuana Education Campaign/Town-Wide mailing

Visit our Instagram and Facebook pages @thrivingyouthdarien 

to view our marijuana education social media campaign.

TYTF "Vaping, Edibles & the New Marijuana" Presentation

Watch the recording of our January 25th event with experts Darien Police Chief Don Anderson, Liberation Programs' John Hamilton, and Silver Hill Hospital's Susannah Lewis below:

View the slide deck from our January 25th event

"Vaping, Edibles, and the 'New' Marijuana:

What Every Parent Needs to Know."
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The "Our Darien" 06820 Campaign

TYTF's nationally recognized “Our Darien” 06820 campaign examined the impact of alcohol on the teen brain and ​encouraged healthier attitudes and behaviors.

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