Saturday, April 22, 2017
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Shed the Meds Shelter Rock School
27A Shelter Rock Road
Manhasset, NY
Drive up and drop off unwanted or expired medications for safe disposal! Needles cannot be accepted.
Sponsored by Senator Elaine Phillips,
Manhasset CASA and the Nassau County Police Department

Thursday, April 13, 2017 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Carfentanil & Fentanyl Training and Safety
Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building
1550 Franklin Ave
Mineola, NY 11501
Residents learned how carfentanil and fentanyl are several thousand times stronger and far more deadly than heroin.

Thursday, April 6th at 7:30 p.m. Power of Parenting Series:
Stress & Screens: How to Thrive not Just Survive! Registration Required: Click here for our SIGNUPGENIUS LINK! Are your kids addicted to their devices? Join parents and residents to learn more about the effects our 24/7 techno world has on teens/young adults. Our speaker, Edward Hallowell, M.D., is a child and adult psychiatrist, leading authority in the field of ADHD and co-author of the ground-breaking NY Times best-seller, Driven to Distraction. He has been featured on 20/20, Oprah, 60 Minutes, CNN, PBS, NPR, and in Newsweek and the New York Times.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Albertson Fire Department - 100 I.U. Willetts Rd
Nassau County Overdose Prevention
Workshop with Naloxone Training includes info on how to access help for someone with an addiction and personal stories of recovery

Through Saturday, April 1st
Two Plandome Road merchants teamed up with CASA & the SCA to help us help our kids make healthy decisions! IFlower Shop, Inc. at 61 Plandome Road donated 20% of purchases to CASA and the SCA for customers who mentioned this offer. Blow Beauty Bars at 397 Plandome Road also donated 20% of the service price to CASA and the SCA for customers who mentioned this offer. Thank you for your support!

 

 

 

March 20-24, 2017
MS Health & Wellness Week

Faculty and students were invited to attend Authenticate #YOUYOGA to awaken our optimal blueprint! Amy Elias hosted yoga in the Middle School Gym from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. on Monday, Wednesay, Thursday and Friday (Click here for flyer)

Monday, March 20, 2017 at 7:00pm – 9:00pm
East Rockaway - Grant Avenue Fire House
13 Grant Avenue
Nassau County's Saving the Life of a Loved One

Thursday, March 16th at 1:00pm or 7:30pm Manhasset Public Library Power A Power of Parenting Education Series Raising Healthy T(w)eens without Using Duct Tape! featuring Kym Laube, HUGS, Inc. Given all the temptations t(w)eens face in today’s world, teaching healthy decision making skills may be one of the best weapons parents have to ensure t(w)eens make positive and healthy choices during adolescence. This program part of the Power of Parenting Series sponsored by the Honorable Jack M. Martins, Manhasset Public Library and Manhasset CASA, Inc. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

Wednesday, March 8th at 7:00pm Manhasset Public Library
Nassau County's Help Save the Life of a Loved One Every day, at least one Long Islander dies from an opiate overdose and seven out of ten died at home. Overdoses can happen to anyone. Join parents and residents to learn the signs of an opiate overdose, how to reverse an opiate overdose as well as new treatment approaches. REGISTRATION REQUIRED WITH NASSAU COUNTY

Friday, March 3, 2017 8:00pm
10th Grade Paddle Madness
Manhasset Bay Yacht Club
Click here for Registration

Thursday March 2, 2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
6th Grade Parent Night
MHS Auditorium

Join us for Coffee & Conversation this Wednesday, February 15th at 10:30 a.m.! Our neighborhood parent coffee is hosted in a local Manhasset home and will focus on Drug Trends: What Parents Do and Don’t Want to Know! Let's strengthen our parent networking and guide our teens toward making healthy choices! Our facilitator is Jamie Bogenshutz, LCSW, CASAC, Executive Director Yes Community Counseling Center (YCC)! Sign-Up Here!

 

CASA's February E-Newsletter

 

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 10:30 a.m.
Michelle Selby's Home
CASA Coffee: Teens & Drugs Today: What you do & Don't Want to Know featuring Jamie Bogenshutz, LCSW, CASAC Click here & signup

Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 7:15 p.m.
Seafield Family Education Series
585 Plandome Road Suite 103
Manhasset, New York
The Definition of Alcohol/Drug Addiction Facilitator Pedro Pereira CASAC,Clinical Director

Friday, February 10, 2017

9th and 10th Grade teens attended a fun evening of paddle tennis and refreshments at the Manhasset Bay Yacht Club! Refreshments were sponsored by the Women's Club of Flower Hill. REGISTRATION WAS REQUIRED! Parent permission also required. CLICK HERE FOR WAIVER

 

Tuesday, February 7, 2017
MHS Auditorium
10th Grade Parent Night

Thursday, February 2, 2017 7:15 p.m.
Seafield Manhasset's Family Education Series
585 Plandome Road Suite 103
Manhasset, New York
Family Support Group Session facilitated by
Pedro Pereira CASAC, Clinical Director

 

CASA's JANUARY E-Newsletter

 

 

 

January 23 - 27, 2017
National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week

Manhasset CASA and the Manhasset CASA Youth Committee Club hosted Alcohol, Drugs and the Teen Brain featuring Dr. Stephen Dewey an Investigator at the Center for Behavioral & Molecular Imaging at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research at Northwell Health. The program, held at the Manhasset Public Library, was part of Manhasset CASA’s Power of Parenting Series sponsored by the Honorable Jack M. Martins, Manhasset Public Library and Manhasset CASA. Close to ninety parents, youth and community residents attended. As part of CASA's Generation Rx Safe Medication Practices for Life Grant Initiative, Sara Wong, Vice President of the CASA Youth Club, provided a presentation regarding safe medication practices and the importance of locking and disposing of medications. Mandarin Translation was available.

Thursday, January 26, 2017 7:30 p.m.
Manhasset Public Library Community Room
Power of Parenting Series
Alcohol, Drugs & the Teen Brain
Stephen Dewey, Ph.D. Feinstein Institute for Research at Northwell Health
Click here to register on SignUp Genius!

Monday, January 23 - 31, 2017
Bach Harrison Prevention Needs Assessment Survey was implemented to close to 735 students in Grades 8, 10 & 12

Thursday, January 19, 2017 7:15 p.m.
Seafield Center's FAMILY EDUCATION SERIES
585 Plandome Road, Manhasset
The Definition of Alcohol/Drug Addiction presented by: Clinical Director Pedro Pereira CASAC

Thursday, January 12, 2017All Invited

CASA's December E-Newsletter

 

 

Tuesday, December 20th 7:30pm-9:30pm
Chocolate Works CASA/SCA Fundraiser
After Munsey Park/Shelter Rock Elementary School Concerts
346 Plandome Road Manhasset
516-627-2340

Thursday, December 15, 2016 7:15 p.m.
Seafield Center's FAMILY EDUCATION SERIES
585 Plandome Road, Manhasset
Codependency/Enabling behaviors presented by Clinical Director Pedro Pereira CASAC

Thursday, December 15, 2016 9:00 a.m.
CASA Sustainability Committee Meeting

Thursday, December 1, 2016 7:15 p.m.
FAMILY EDUCATION SERIES
Seafield Center 585 Plandome Road, Manhasset
Discussion focused on treatment options for family members: Family therapy, Al-Anon, Nar-Anon, Families Anonymous

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 7:30 p.m.
CASA Coffee featured Lisa Berg, LMSW, LICADD, focused on how parents can help teens make healthy decisions when it comes to alcohol and the high school social scene. REGISTRATION WAS THROUGH SIGNUP GENIUS!

CASA's November E-Newsletter

 

 

Thursday, November 17 2016 at 10:30 a.m.
Manhasset Public Library
Manhasset CASA presented Active Parenting NOW (Parents K-6 children)
3 of 3 in series Click here to REGISTER!

Monday, November 14, 2016 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Rockville Centre Recreation Center
111 N Oceanside Road, Rockville Centre
Learn to Save the Life of Someone Overdosing on Opiates/ Naloxone training

Thursday, November 10, 2016 10:30 a.m.
Manhasset Public Library
Active Parenting NOW (Parents K-6 children)
2 of 3 in series Click here to REGISTER!

Thursday, November 3, 2016 10:30 a.m.
Manhasset Public Library
Active Parenting NOW (Parents with K-6 children)
1 of 3 in series Click here to REGISTER!

Monday, November 7, 2016 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Oceanside Middle School
186 Alice Avenue Oceanside
Overdose Prevention Workshop - FREE
Learn to Save the Life of a Loved One
Naloxone Training

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 3:30 p.m.
Student Internet Safety Presentation
Manhasseet HS Auditorium Stop.Think.Connect.
featuring P.O. Sharon Galvin
Nassau County Police Department

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 7:30 p.m.
11th Grade Parent Night at MHS

October 22-30, 2016 Red Ribbon Week:

Over 250 parents, residents and students participated in Drug Trends & Young People: Understanding Today's Opioid Epidemic. The presentation featured the Long Island Council on Alcoholism & Drug Dependence (LICADD) and Linda Ventura, a Kings Park mom who shared her touching story about her son's struggle with sobriety and his subsequent death from a heroin overdose.

 

CASA/SCA Red Ribbon Week Parent Presentation: The Keys to Effective Parenting featured Kim Fanter, Manhasset Parents’ favorite Parent Educator, who addressed how relationships are the foundation to everything, the four critical needs of our children, three tips every parent needs to know to set/enforce limits, as well as how to strengthen our parent-child relationship.

CASA October E-Newsletter

 

 

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 7:00pm–9:00pm
Naloxone Training Overdose Prevention
Glen Cove Fire Department
10 Glen Cove Avenue
Click here to find additional training offered in Nassau County

Thursday, October 6, 2016 9:00 a.m.
CASA Sector Meeting All welcome to attend!
Manhasset Secondary School
Middle School Library

CASA September E-Newsletter

 

 

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Mary Jane Davies Park
Join Manhasset CASA at the
Town of North Hempstead's Kid's Safety Day!

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 6:00 p.m. 
LICADD Naloxone Training
1025 Old Country Road Suite 221
Westbury, NY 11590
Contact Britanny Becker at (516) 747-2606 or by email at bbecker@licadd.org for future training

Saturday, September 17, 2016
Shed the Meds collects 1,500 pounds of pharmaceuticals!
Shelter Rock School
Dispose of unnecessary pharmaceuticals and protect our kids and the environment
Sponsored by Senator Jack M. Martins, Nassau County Police and Manhasset CASA

Wednesday, September 14, 2017

 

Manhasset CASA suggests parents continuously talk with their college age sons and daughters about the consequences of excessive drinking. Click here for the parent handbook: Talking with College Bound Students about Alcohol by Rob Turrisi, Ph.D., Prevention Research Center at Pennsylvania State University.

 

 

 

Thursday, September 8, 2016
vineyardvines fundraiser
1950 Northern Blvd
Manhasset, NY 11030
11:00 am – 2:00 p.m

Manhasset CASA's Summer E-Newsletter

 

 

Thursday, August 15, 2016 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Baldwin Library 2385 Grand Ave
Baldwin, NY
Sign Up for training here

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 7:30 p.m.
TOWN OF NORTH HEMPSTEAD unanimously approve regulations forindoor smoking establishments!

Thursday, August 8, 2016 7:00pm–9:00pm
Naloxone Training Overdose Prevention
Locust Valley Fire Department
228 Buckram Road
Locust Valley, NY
RSVP at
Sign Up for training here

Thursday, August 4, 2016 7:00pm–9:00 pm
Nassau County Naloxone Training Overdose Prevention
Vineyard Church
251 Merrick Road
Rockville Centre, NY
Sign Up for training here

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Manhasset CASA's Youth Committee Club members attended the public hearings and addressed the Council on July 12th regarding its proposed regulation regarding. Their youth statement included recent statistics and facts regarding the dangers of e-cigarettes for our youth and the tendency of youth to migrate to traditional tobacco after using e-cigarettes.

Monday, July 7-8, 2016

In an effort to change the culture of binge drinking on college campuses, Manhasset CASA provides graduating seniors the resource Beyond Hangovers. In addition, Manhasset CASA emailed the Class of 2016 parents and caregivers to remind them to continuously talk with their college age sons and daughters about the consequences of excessive drinking. The parent handbook: Talking with College Bound Students about Alcohol by Rob Turrisi, Ph.D., Prevention Research Center at Pennsylvania State University was provided.

Monday, June 20, 2016

 

PATV features CASA Youth & Power of You(th) on CASA's Prevention Through Connection Public Access Program

Jenna Tishler, Co-President, Manhasset Youth Committee Club hosted this youth centered prevention program that focused on the dangers and alternatives to underage drinking.

The Power of Youth airs Mondays at 6:00 p.m. and Thursdays at 4:00 p.m. starting Monday, June 20th through July on Channels 20 (Cablevision) and 37 (Verizon FIOS).

 

Manhasset CASA's June E-Newsletter

 

 

Today's teens face so many short and long term consequences when it comes to underage drinking.

CASA's Talk. They Hear You Campaign provides resources for parents and caregivers so they can talk to their t(w)eens about the dangers of underage drinking. Click here for resources from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Click Here for CASA's 2016 Underage Drinking Prevention Campaign!

 

 

Thursday, June 9, 2016 7:30 p.m. Manhasset High School Senior Awards

Wednesday, June 8th at 7:00 p.m., the Village of Flower Hill held its Substance Abuse Prevention Initiative featuring Pam Stark of the Nassau County Police Department. Click here for flyer.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. Manhasset HS Room 310
Manhasset CASA School Committee Meeting

 

Thursday, June 2, 2016 Manhasset High School Seniors Attend College 101 Day

 

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
Help Save the Life of a Loved One
Paul D. Schreiber Senior HS Port Washington
Learn about the current opioid crisis and what to do in case of an overdose and how to administer the life saving, overdose-reversal agent called Naloxone.

 

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 10:30 a.m.
Caryn Sawyer’s House
A CASA Coffee: Teens Approaching Summer: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly!
Facilitated by: Regina Barros, LCSW, Associate Executive Director North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center
Click Here to Register on SignUpGenius!

 

Sunday, May 22, 2016 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Town of NH collects 640 pounds of pharmaceuticals!
N. Hempstead Beach Park North Lot
175 West Shore Road, Port Washington
Dispose of unwanted medications at
Town of North Hempstead's S.T.O.P. Program

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Chocolate Works support CASA & SCA after Munsey Park and Shelter Rock Elementary School Evening Holiday Concerts (Chorus, Band & Orchestra)! Enjoy ice cream, chocolate, candy & more! 20% of your entire sale will be donated to Manhasset CASA & the SCA!

 

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 12:30 p.m.
Manhasset CASA Parent Committee Meeting
Manhasset High School

CASA's MAY E-Newsletter

 

Saturday, May 14, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Shelter Rock School

Shed the Meds Collects 900 lbs. of pharmaceuticals!

 

 

Thursday, May 12, 2016

CASA Sector Meeting at 9:00 a.m.
Manhasset Middle School Library

Chocolate Works support CASA & SCA after Shelter Rock Elementary School Evening Chorus Concert! Enjoy ice cream, chocolate, candy & more! 20% of your entire sale will be donated to Manhasset CASA & the SCA!

 

Congratulations Jessalyn Chuang, member of Manhasset CASA's Youth Club, for winning first place for your 30-second PSA entry in Nassau County's 3rd Annual Drug Alternatives PSA Contest! Click here for Nassau County's Press Release!

Click here to view Jessalyn's PSA!

 

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Chocolate Works support CASA & SCA after Munsey Park School Concert Band and Orchestra Evening Concerts! Enjoy ice cream, chocolate, candy & more! 20% of your entire sale will be donated to Manhasset CASA & the SCA!

Saturday, May 7, 2016 Manhasset CASA at the SCA Fair!

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 7:30 p.m. in Manhasset High School’s Auditorium

Manhasset CASA kicked off its Talk. They Hear You. Underage Drinking Prevention Campaign with a Town Hall Meeting featuring Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas and local experts.

Let’s Talk About Underage Drinking: A Town Hall Meeting

Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas is our featured speaker at CASA’s Town Hall Meeting and address why underage drinking is not a minor problem in any community.  A panel of experts will also discuss issues related to underage drinking and answer questions. For more information, contact Manhasset CASA at 267-7548. Click HERE for our Flyer!

 

 

CASA's APRIL E-Newsletter!

 

 

Wednesday, April 6, 13 & 20, 2016

CASA partners with Adventures in Learning to host a bilingual Active Parenting Now Series facilitated by Tim, Jahn, M.Ed. from the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County's Family Health and Wellness Program!

Thursday, March 31, 2016 1:00pm & 7:00pm
Power of Parenting Series*
Manhasset Public Library Community Room
Winning Ways to Talk with Kids (K-6)
Featuring Dinah Torres-Castro, Bilingual Family Well-being Educator at the Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County Family Health and Wellness Program

Thursday, March 31, 2016 1:00pm & 7:00pm
Join us for our last workshop in our Power of Parenting Series*
Manhasset Public Library Community Room
Winning Ways to Talk with Kids (K-6)
Featuring Dinah Torres-Castro, Bilingual Family Well-being Educator at the Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County Family Health and Wellness Program Registration info here

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
CASA Marijuana Subcommittee Meeting
Discussion on Root Causes, Sources and Solutions to youth use of Marijuana

CASA March E-Newsletter

 

 

March 14-18, 2016

Manhasset Middle School Celebrates Health & Wellness Week and CASA Youth Club Kicks Butts!

Tuesday, March 15th Health & Wellness Fair
Wednesday, March 16th Kick Butts Day!

Click Here for our Teens as Teachers and Fair outreach!

Monday, March 14, 2016 10:00 a.m.
CASA Community Committee Meeting at 3rd Precinct

Monday, March 14, 2016 7:00 p.m.
Munsey Park/Shelter Rock Grade 5 Maturation NIght:
CASA provides Make a Difference Talk with Your Child About Alcohol

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Help Save the Life of a Loved One
A NARCAN & Opioid Prevention Training
Manhasset Public Library Community Room
Click here for our flyer and registration info

Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 7:30pm
Zari Ginsburg's Home
A CASA Coffee: Helping Teens Make the Best Choices in Difficult Situations
Register Here on SignupGenius!
Facilitated by: Lara Hunter, LCSW at Stony Brook University Center for Prevention and Outreach, Coordinator of the Alcohol and Drug Clinic and Outreach Services and National Director Red Watch Band Program

Thursday, March 3, 2016 9:00 a.m.
Manhasset Middle School Library
CASA Sector Meeting
Steve Chassman, Executive Director, LICADD discussed Marijuana in Today's Teen World and the coalition brainstormed the root causes of why our teens use marijuana! CASA forms new subcommittee to address root causes of teen marijuana use in the communtiy!

Wednesday, MArch 2, 2016 7:30 p.m.
6th Grade Guidance Parent Night

 

CASA'S FEBRUARY NEWSLETTER

 

 

Thursday, February 25, 2016 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Understanding Marijuana in 2016

Our Power of Parenting Series featured Kevin A. Sabet, Ph.D., author, consultant, assistant professor and past advisor on drug policy to the Clinton, Bush and Obama U.S. presidential administrations. Dr. Sabet discussed current trends and issues in marijuana use and how it impacts us our youth. Dr. Sabet studied, researched, written about, and implemented drug policy for almost 20 years. Dr. Sabet is also the Director of the Drug Policy Institute at the University of Florida and an Assistant Professor in the College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry. With Patrick J. Kennedy, he co-founded Project SAM (Smart Approaches to Marijuana). CLICK HERE FOR HIS PARENT PRESENTATION SLIDES.

February 3, 2016 Capitol Hill Day in Washington D.C.

Manhasset CASA recently met with Senator Schumer at our nation's capitol to discuss the importance of coalitions in the prevention of substance abuse.

CASA's JANUARY E-Newsletter

 

 

January 2016
CASA and three local fitness clubs fundraised to support CASA and Positive Alternatives for teens throughout the month!

Thursday,January 28, 2016 1:00pm & 7:00pm
Manhasset Public Library Community Room
Power of Parenting Series* begins with
Fostering Resiliency in our Children (K-6)
A presentation by the North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 7:30 p.m.
Black Box Theatre at Manhasset High School
The Fragile Teen Brain:
How Drugs & Alcohol Affect its Development

For Parents and students (grades 7-12)
A National Alcohol & Drug Facts Week Presentation

Thursday, January 14, 2016 7:30pm
CASA Sector Meeting
Featured speaker Dr. Jean Lau Chin
Manhasset Secondary School Middle School Library
Jean Lau Chin, Ed.D., ABPP, Professor at Adelphi University addressed how CASA can ensure its mission continues to include participation from Manhasset's many diverse cultures and communities.

Friday, January 8, 2015 8:00 a.m.
FROSH Mini Assembly Code of Conduct Meeting

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 7:30pm
8th Grade Guidance Parent Night
Manhasset HS Auditorium

CASA December E-Newsletter