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 […]

Stress-Busting Tips for the Holidays

5 Stress-Busting Tips to Start 2017 Off Right!

December can be a very stressful time of year with holiday shopping, parties and final exams weighing on your mind (just to name a few). Here are a five stress-busting tips to help calm your nerves and recharge so you can start 2017 off right. Sleep. Getting enough sleep is important for your body to recharge […]

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5 Tips for Beating the Holiday Blues

The holiday season is here and for some of us, it can trigger symptoms of depression and anxiety. There are many different factors that can contribute to the holiday blues, especially decreased sunlight during the winter months, overscheduling, exhaustion, and unrealistic holiday expectations. Here are a few tips for beating those holiday blues!

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10 Quick Text Messages to Show You Care

When your friend is stressed about an exam or just having a rough day, one friendly text can remind them that they are not alone and that someone cares. “Just wanted to let you know I am here if you need to talk.” “Believe in yourself. You will get through this.” “I love you and I am […]

How to Prevent Teen Suicide

Teens face a wide variety of issues today, from pressures at school to bullying to maintaining relationships. The high school years can be especially challenging, because young people are trying to figure out their direction after graduation as well as keep up with their day-to- day routines. The pressure to do well academically, to be cool, to try […]

FREE College Application Workshop

There will be a free college application workshop from 4p.m. to 8p.m. on Monday, Aug. 1 in the community room of the John C. Hart Memorial Library. This workshop will organize and prepare rising senior students as they begin to apply to colleges. Students should bring a laptop and a list of six to 12 […]

Volunteer From Your Cell Phone!

Did you know that you can volunteer with the Alliance for Safe Kids right from you cell phone? Help connect our community by becoming a virtual volunteer and providing digital marketing support to ASK! ASK is very active on social media but we need your help to spread the word of upcoming programs, events, breaking news […]

“The Dating Game” at Save A Life

The 6th 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 17 workshops, directed by professionals from several organizations, that specialize in prominent safety issues faced by teens each day. […]

Want to Save A Life?

Save A Life is a program designed by the Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK) to inform and empower high school students and adults to become community allies and first responders to support teens and families in crisis. Save A Life is one of ASK’s leading programs which has directly touched the lives of over 1,000 […]

Youth Court '16 - Graduating Class

Congratulations to Our 2016 Youth Court Graduates

Twenty-eight students were honored Wednesday night as graduates of the Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK) Youth Court Class of 2016. “The Youth Court program enables students to experience first-hand what it is like to be an attorney, detective, Judge, Bailiff, and Court Officer,” said Youth Court Director, Nancy Levin. “This incredible program is a careful […]