What is Ketamine?

In light of the recent arrest of individuals possessing Ketamine in Yorktown, please find more information about this dangerous drug below: Ketamine (also known as Special K) is a dissociative anesthetic developed in 1963 to replace PCP and currently used in human anesthesia and veterinary medicine. Much of the ketamine sold on the street has […]

Family Dinner: Conversation Starters

Families come in all shapes and sizes: Couples with children, single parents, work families, roommates, college and school families, neighborhoods and whole communities. No matter what your family make-up is, your financial status, the house and town you live in, or what your dinners are like now, you can be part of something very special… The only […]

Cinco de Mayo: Fiesta Time or Jail Time?

In the United States, Cinco de Mayo has become synonymous with festive fiestas and salty margaritas. Historically, the fifth of May commemorates Mexico’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War, but present-day celebrations often lead to drunk driving—and there’s no victory in that. If you are planning to party […]

Give Local: Ends May 5 at 12pm

Dear Friends and Supporters, The platform has been fixed and ASK will be collecting donations for Give Local until May 5th at noon. Please support our community!   Donate Now   Give Local Westchester & Putnam is a 24-hour online giving event designed to raise as much money as possible for local nonprofits in a single […]

Healthy Teen Brain Day!

The Alliance for Safe Kids participated in an anti-drug rally was held in White Plains on Wednesday April 20th, as students came together to combat the use of marijuana among young people. Two Yorktown High School Students were featured in this great piece!

ASK Teen Night 2014

Teen Night – April 30th!

Join ASK for a safe and substance-free evening for middle-school teens to socialize. Activities include sports contests, dancing, and games. Events are chaperoned by parent volunteers and monitored by the police department as part of their patrol route. A special thank you to TD Bank for sponsoring our Teen Night program. Teen Night will be […]

Kevin Hines: Cracked. Not Broken.

With your donation of $35 or more, the Alliance for Safe Kids will mail you an autographed copy of Kevin Hines’ Memoir, “Cracked. Not Broken”. Get your copy today! The Golden Gate Bridge is one of the most recognizable structures to define a modern city. Yet, for author Kevin Hines the bridge is not merely […]

Workshops for Parents - Alliance for Safe Kids

Courage to Speak – Courageous Parenting 101®

It is a fact that our children will be offered alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, often many times, starting in middle school and continuing through high school.  What can you do about this?  Learn about substance abuse and gain the knowledge and skills needed to keep your children safe. The Alliance for Safe Kids is […]

National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week is a time to give thanks to 62 million Americans who donate almost 8 billion hours of their time each year to causes that are close to their hearts. And when it comes to their hearts, scientific evidence proves that volunteering is good for physical and mental health. Researchers have the statistics and […]

Fun Things to do Instead of Drugs & Alcohol

There are so many fun things to do that DON’T involve getting high or wasted. Exercise. Not only is working out physically healthy, it is mentally healthy too! Exercise releases endorphins, relieve stress and take your mind off of things. Eating a good meal with friends or family. Food is a great way to have conversations, share culture, […]