Teens

Teens, Cellphones, Sexting, and Social Media

Teens, Cellphones, Sexting, and Social Media Parents are concerned that today’s teens are not prepared for the barrage of temptations and distractions embedded in today’s online world. This workshop is a practical discussion about what you should know when it comes to teens and technology, and what you can do to keep the lines of communication open.
What you dont know

What You Don’t Know:Teens, Drugs, and the Consequences

What You Don’t Know:Teens, Drugs, and the Consequences This interactive workshop will answer your questions about teens and drugs in Santa Clarita. Learn current trends, where teens get the drugs, where they use them, and where they hide them. You don’t want to miss this workshop presented by the L.A. County Sheriff’s

Tri-Cities Anti-Drug Summit Panel Featuring Santa Clarita, Thousand Oaks and Simi Valley to Air for Residents Beginning this Week

The City of Santa Clarita invited neighboring cities Thousand Oaks and Simi Valley to a Tri-City Anti-Drug Summit on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 to address the issue of heroin and prescription drugs being abused by teens within each community. In conjunction with the Heroin Kills outreach plan, Santa Clarita hosted a 10 person panel which was held in response to a spike in heroin related deaths and arrests in order to combat the problem and find a solution.  ...

Heroin in the SCV

Heroin, also known as diamorphine, is a semi-synthetic opioid drug synthesized from morphine, a derivative of the opium poppy. The white crystalline form is commonly the hydrochloride salt diacetylmorphine hydrochloride, though, when supplied illegally, it is often adulterated, thus dulling the sheen and consistency from that to a matte white powder, which diacetylmorphine freebase typically is. 90% of illicit heroin is thought to be produced in Afghanistan. Learn what heroin looks like, what it’s called on the street, what...

The High is a Lie

Posted 16 Aug 2011 in Info

Why is the High a Lie? It may make you feel good for the moment, but you are poisoning yourself. Heroin can cause severe and immediate harmful effects on your body including overdosing and death.

Teens, Cellphones, Sexting, and Social Media

Posted 31 Mar 2014 in In the News, Info, Symposium, Workshops
Teens

Teens, Cellphones, Sexting, and Social Media Parents are concerned that today’s teens are not prepared for the barrage of temptations and distractions embedded in today’s online world. This workshop is a practical discussion about what you should know when it comes to teens and technology, and what you can do to keep the lines of communication open.

What You Don’t Know:Teens, Drugs, and the Consequences

Posted 31 Mar 2014 in In the News, Info, Symposium, Workshops
What you dont know

What You Don’t Know:Teens, Drugs, and the Consequences This interactive workshop will answer your questions about teens and drugs in Santa Clarita. Learn current trends, where teens get the drugs, where they use them, and where they hide them. You don’t want to miss this workshop presented by the L.A. County Sheriff’s

Snapshot Santa Clarita: Reality of Drugs and Youth

Posted 26 Dec 2013 in Video

Snapshot Santa Clarita: Reality of Drugs and Youth

2013 Heroin Kills Symposium August 28 at Santa Clarita Sports Complex

Posted 05 Aug 2013 in Symposium, Workshops

How do perfectly normal kids from good homes and loving families turn into heroin addicts? When your kid’s friends ask to use the bathroom, are they really going through your medicine cabinet? Are teens really having “pharm” parties, where they combine pharmaceutical medications into a communal bowl and take random drugs to get high? Find answers to these questions and more at the 2013 Heroin Kills Symposium. The Symposium will feature law enforcement and school representatives, addiction and recovery experts, parents, and an emergency room physician. For previous Heroin Kills Symposium videos go to YouTube.com/heroinkillsSCV. New this year will be a demonstration by a narcotics deputy with paraphernalia seized from Santa Clarita homes, as well as a sobering look...

Tri-Cities Anti-Drug Summit Panel Featuring Santa Clarita, Thousand Oaks and Simi Valley to Air for Residents Beginning this Week

Posted 01 Aug 2013 in In the News, Info, Symposium, Workshops

The City of Santa Clarita invited neighboring cities Thousand Oaks and Simi Valley to a Tri-City Anti-Drug Summit on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 to address the issue of heroin and prescription drugs being abused by teens within each community. In conjunction with the Heroin Kills outreach plan, Santa Clarita hosted a 10 person panel which was held in response to a spike in heroin related deaths and arrests in order to combat the problem and find a solution.   Produced by local television station SCVTV, the Tri-City Anti-Drug Summit panel discussion will air on Time Warner Cable Channel 20, AT&T U-Verse Channel 99 and online at SCVTV.com on Wednesday, July 31 at 8:00 p.m., Friday, August 2 at 6:00...

REAL LIFE DRUGS STORY VIDEOS

Posted 30 May 2013 in In the News
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Free Workshop: Active Parenting of Teens

Posted 28 Mar 2013 in Workshops

Free Workshop Monday April 1, 2013 6:30-8:30 p.m. Newhall Library Active Parenting of Teens This program teaches how to effectively handle family problems through clear, honest communication and respectful discipline. Special attention will be given to teen drug use, sexuality, and violence, providing you with helpful prevention guidelines. Location: Old Town Newhall Library – Community Meeting Instructor: Teresa Romero: For more information call (661) 259-0750

Action Family Counseling Presents SCV “Teens Tell It Like It Is”

Posted 08 Nov 2012 in Uncategorized

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FREE WORKSHOP: Is Your Child in Danger? The Hidden World of Self-Destruction

Posted 29 Aug 2012 in Workshops

Monday, October 1 6:30-8:30 p.m. Learn how to offer care and support to young people caught in the web of self-destruction. Discussion will include how to offer effective support for substance abusers, self-injurers, destructive relationships, and eating disorders. Learn strategies from a certified addiction specialist and family counselor. This workshop will also feature a panel that includes an addict, a family member, and others who can share their experience, strength, and hope. Location: Santa Clarita Activities Center – Canyon Rooms A & B, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita, CA 93150 Instructor: Steve Marckley

FREE WORKSHOP: The Mask of Depression in Children and Adolescents: What Parents Can Do to Help

Posted 29 Aug 2012 in Workshops

Wednesday, October 3 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Depression is a real problem that both children and adolescents manage on a daily basis. The causes range from environmental factors to heredity. This workshop will help caregivers identify the signs of depression, and teach strategies to manage and alleviate some of the symptoms, focusing on improving the family as a whole. Location: Santa Clarita Activities Center – Canyon Rooms A & B, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita, CA 93150 Instructor: Chris Jones

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