“We’ve learned that raising healthy drug-free kids is first and foremost a mom-and-pop operation, that your PARENT POWER is the key.”

Joseph A, Califano, Jr.
The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University

Children and teens that begin drinking before age 15 are four times more likely to become alcohol dependent than those who do not drink before age 21

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University

The more often children eat dinner with their families, the less likely they are to smoke, drink or use drugs

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University

Upcoming Events

Jul
28
Thu
6:00 pm FREE: TOWN HALL MEETING: The Opi... @ Franklin Town Hall
FREE: TOWN HALL MEETING: The Opi... @ Franklin Town Hall
Jul 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
What: TOWN HALL MEETING: The Opioid Epidemic: Silently Affecting Our Community When: Thursday, July 28, 2016, 6:00-8:00 pm Where: Franklin Town Hall – Board Room 95 E. Main Street Franklin, NC 28734 Cost: FREE and[...]
Jul
29
Fri
8:00 am Opioid Summit @ Wilmington City Hall, Council Chambers
Opioid Summit @ Wilmington City Hall, Council Chambers
Jul 29 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
What: Opioid Summit When: 7/29/2016, 8am-4pm Where: Wilmington City Hall –Council Chambers, 102 N. 3rd St • Wilmington, NC, 28401 Sign up:  To Register call 910-341-4608 or email name & agency to linda.rawley@wilmingtonnc.gov Lunch: Lunch[...]
6:30 pm NAMI Johnston County – Peer to P... @ Pathways to Life
NAMI Johnston County – Peer to P... @ Pathways to Life
Jul 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
NAMI Johnston County – Peer to Peer Training NAMI Johnston County will be holding its Summer Peer to Peer Class starting Friday, July 29th at Pathways to Life from 6:30pm-8:30 pm. Register Today! Contact Marilyn[...]
Aug
2
Tue
7:00 pm Learn to Cope- Support Group
Learn to Cope- Support Group
Aug 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Learn to Cope WHO: Parents, family members, spouses and caregivers with a loved one who is struggling with addiction to opiates, alcohol, or other drugs. DATE: Tuesdays TIME: 7 – 8:30 pm WHERE: Franklin, NC[...]
Aug
9
Tue
10:00 am Connections Family Support Progr... @ First United Methodist Church in the Bynum Building
Connections Family Support Progr... @ First United Methodist Church in the Bynum Building
Aug 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Connections Family Support Program Richmond County WHO: Parents, Grandparents, and Foster Parents WHEN: Meets the second Tuesday of each month – June14 DEADLINE TO REGISTER: Friday, June 10 TIME: 10:00-11:30 am WHERE: First United Methodist[...]
7:00 pm Learn to Cope- Support Group
Learn to Cope- Support Group
Aug 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Learn to Cope WHO: Parents, family members, spouses and caregivers with a loved one who is struggling with addiction to opiates, alcohol, or other drugs. DATE: Tuesdays TIME: 7 – 8:30 pm WHERE: Franklin, NC[...]
Aug
11
Thu
8:30 am Free: Curbing Prescription Drug ... @ McKimmon Center
Free: Curbing Prescription Drug ... @ McKimmon Center
Aug 11 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Curbing Prescription Drug and Opioid Abuse Summit   On August 11, 2016, from 8:30am to 5pm, the NC Department of Justice will host a conference on decreasing prescription drug and opioid abuse. The Summit targets[...]