Dating Safety at Save A Life

The 7th Annual Save A Life program is designed to inform and empower high school students and adults to be community allies and first responders to support teens and families in crisis. In order to achieve this, ASK will present many different workshops, directed by professionals from several organizations, that specialize in prominent safety issues faced by teens each […]

Teen Dating Violence Awareness

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. The Alliance for Safe Kids wants you to know that there’s a lot you can do as a parent to prevent teen dating violence and abuse. More than 1 in 10 teens who have been on a date have also been physically abused by a boyfriend or girlfriend in […]

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Call the Right Play for Super Bowl LI

Call the Right Play for Super Bowl LI: Pass the Keys to a Sober Driver Before the Big Game Begins Football fans across the country will celebrate America’s most watched national sporting event, Super Bowl LI, on Sunday, February 5. For many, the celebration will include drinking alcohol. That’s why the Alliance for Safe Kids and the […]

April 2, 2017: Save A Life

The Alliance for Safe Kids, Inc. (ASK) is hosting the Seventh Annual Save a Life Forum on Sunday, April, 2 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Lakeland High School located at 1349 E. Main St. Shrub Oak, NY 10588. Save A Life is a program designed to inform and empower high school students and […]

Drinking & Driving? Think Twice.

In 2013, 10,076 people died in drunk driving crashes – one ever 52 minutes – and 290,000 were injured in drunk driving crashes.In 2013, there were 3,966 young drivers 15 to 20 years old who were involved in fatal crashes — 29 percent of the young drivers who were killed in crashes had BACs of .01 […]

iKeyp Safe

ASK is proud to announce our partnership with the iKeyp safe, the first smartphone-enabled personal safe designed to disrupt the cycle of prescription drug theft and abuse. Our campaign launch coincides with The National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week, and extends through our Save A Life forum on April 2.  The iKeyp safe is available […]

#NDAFW: Prescription Drugs

#DidYouKnow that the United States represents 5% of the world’s population, yet are home to 75% of prescription drugs in the world? Add to that startling statistic that 60% of teens who abuse prescription drugs, get them from friends or relatives. The Alliance for Safe Kids has partnered with the Yorktown Police Department to have a permanent […]

January 23 – 29: National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week

Teenagers from the Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK) have joined forces with other teens and scientists across the United States as part of “National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week” (NDAFW).  The week-long health observance, organized by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), both part […]

Guest Blog: Healthy New Year’s Resolutions

The month of January signifies a fresh start for the new year.  Many people make it a point to get healthier for the new year without being specific about goals they want to achieve.  Here are a few healthy New Year’s resolutions you can accomplish.   Drink more water.  Drinking more water will maintain the […]

Reflection: Youth to Youth Conference

By: Sayli S., Student at Yorktown High School Last summer, I enjoyed one of the most amazing, eye opening experiences I have ever had. I met all types of people, stepped out of my comfort zone on multiple occasions, and — of course — learned so many new things that I am so excited to […]