Help us curb underage drinking! Let’s #MentionPrevention is a campaign designed to assist retail and dining locations as they adjust to this unusual time, do their part in keeping alcohol out of the hands of minors. West Haven is partnering with our local restaurants, breweries and liquor establishments to help #MentionPrevention when offering to-go alcohol purchases in store, curbside, or delivery. The campaign consists of an onsite retailer poster designed to remind staff a
At a recent school meeting in Southern Connecticut, it was reported that underage drinking has increased and replaced vaping as a result of the pandemic. It was also reported that many students wary about the connection of vaping and susceptibility to COVID-19 and it has decreased their interest in usage at this time. But why has alcohol gone back on the rise? ACCESS. Many high school students have easy access to alcohol, especially during the pandemic. Some accessibility com
Middle school-aged children talk about vaping with adults. Let's see what is on their minds. By West Haven Prevention Council Has your middle schooler been exposed to vaping at school? Within the recent years vaping among middle schoolers have been on the rise. As of February 18, 2020, a total of 2,807 hospitalized e-cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injury (EVALI) cases or deaths have been reported to CDC from 50 states, the District of Columbia, and two U.S.