Author Archives: Rob Handel

ADAP Senior Leadership Awards

Alex Brostoff and Alex Sydney received ADAPS’s Leadership Award in May 2015 at Weston High School’s Senior Award Assembly The recipients of the ADAP Leadership Award were recognized as leaders of ADAP’s peer education program, the Youth Leadership Council (YLC), for their work as student members of the ADAP Board, and for their contribution to ADAP’s awareness and education programs. Please […]

Do You Have Children Going To College? Save the Date March 18 for HAZE and discussion with Michelle Albright, PhD, Director of Weston Youth Services

Save the date on March 18, 2015 to see HAZE, a powerful documentary, at the Weston Public Library at 7 pm. Afterwards, join Michelle Albright, PhD, Director of Weston Youth Services. Michelle will facilitate a discussion after the film. This program is a must see for ALL parents and their children who are Juniors and […]

ADAP Raises Awareness about Alcohol and Drug Abuse during Red Ribbon Week

The Alcohol and Drug Awareness Program (ADAP) of Weston kicked off Red Ribbon Week on October 27 to raise awareness about the dangers of alcohol and drug abuse. ADAP youth group members greeted fellow students and provided breakfast. They also handed out red bracelets saying, Love Yourself, Be Drug Free. Please follow and like us:

Marijuana and Drug Use is Up Among Weston’s Teens

As reported in The Weston Forum (March 2014) alcohol and marijuana use has risen among Weston teens, while cigarette and other illicit drug use has decreased. The survey  was sponsored by Positive Directions The Center for Prevention & Recovery, the Weston school board, Weston public schools, Weston Department of Youth Services, and the Alcohol and Drug […]

Carl Antisell to Speak at Weston High School in May 2014

A Personal Journey Parent Workshop with Motivational Speaker about Drug Use and Recovery at Weston High School on May 1st Parents of middle school and high school students will have the opportunity, Thursday, May 1, to hear Carl Antisell, a motivational speaker who is in long-term recovery from substance abuse, speak at a workshop. The […]

ADAP Sponsors Red Ribbon Week at Weston High School

Student representatives held a kick-off celebration of Red Ribbon Week at Weston High school as part of a nationwide effort to raise awareness about the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse.   Please follow and like us:

Weston ADAP Representatives PreProm Event

  Weston Representatives serve breakfast before the Michael Fowlin Presentation May 2013 Please follow and like us:

ADAP Presents Michael Fowlin at WHS

From the Weston Forum article by Rose Horowitz & Eilene Brostoff Receiving a standing ovation from a rapt audience of high school students, Michael Fowlin, an actor and psychologist, told them that one of the most important lessons they can learn is go beyond what you are supposed to do and do what you need […]

Meet ADAP YLC New Facilitator Tim Walsh

ADAP is excited to announce the placement of Tim Walsh as YLC’s new facilitator.  Tim Walsh is an addictions professional, educator and recovery coach with over twenty years experience specializing in working with young adults, adolescents and their families. Tims unique blend of personal recovery, addictions training, adventure-based counseling and program development experience make him […]

ADAP YLC Red Ribbon Week

  Weston ADAP YLC hand out bracelets for awareness during Red Ribbon Week. Weston Sees Red Ribbons: The Weston Forum article by ADAP YLC member Brett Gurman On Monday, Oct. 24, Weston will join with other communities across the country to celebrate the nations oldest and largest drug prevention program: Red Ribbon Week. In celebration of […]

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    (First Monday of each month at the Weston Public Library)
    Grades 7 & 8 Meeting time TBD
    Grades 9-12 Meeting Time 7pm-9pm

    2019/2020 Meeting Dates: Oct. 7, Nov. 4, Dec. 2, Jan. 6, Feb. 3, Mar. 4, Apr. 6, May 4, June 4 (possible make-up or end of year party depending on school calendar). Meetings will be held in the  Community Room at the Weston Public Library.


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