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Who are the Warriors?

Sticks and stones may break your bones but words can scar you for life. A newly formed club high school club at Walter Panas High School called The Warr;ors, is fighting the stigma against mental illness. The idea to start the club came from an amazing student of mine last year. She had experienced mental […]

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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 […]

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Heroin: A Dangerous Drug

What is Heroin/Why is it so dangerous? Heroin is a powerful narcotic and central nervous system depressant that is particularly additive and dangerous because it enters the brain so What is a heroin overdose? When heroin enters the body, breathing and heart rate may slow to dangerous levels. This can lead to overdose. An overdose may result […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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!

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]