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  • CADCA backgrounds WEEK1 D


    For the month of April, ACES is focusing on preventing and reducing prescription drug abuse in Avon. This month, ACES youth will be presenting the play, "Hooked" for students in Sharon MA. ACES SALSA youth will also be presenting drug refusal skills and healthy choice making at the Butler Elementary School. If you would like to get involved in helping to prevent and reducing prescription drug abuse, contact ACES coalition coordinator today! Stay tuned for more annoucments! 

  • testimageAvon's Drug Free Communities Coalition (through a collaborative effort of community-spirited individuals, agencies,businesses and organizations), seeks partnerships to foster efforts to reduce youth substance abuse and promote positive, healthy decisions by young people who live and/or go to school in Avon. 

    Our goal is to reduce youth substance abuse over the next 5-10 years by ensuring (at a young age) youth never start to use drugs or alcohol.

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  • ACES Celebrates 2014-2015

    On June 10th, ACES held the annual End of the Year Celebration. Participants were able to hear about all of the accomplishments of the coalition over the last year. salsa20154



  • Q: What takes very little time, requires no money and can make a major impact on our youth?

    A: Membership with ACES!
  • My parents shared with me a survey from ACES regarding actual drug and alcohol use of my peers at high school. …My perception was that everyone was doing it. In reality, the survey confirmed that most kids weren’t doing drugs or alcohol. These results shattered my perception of reality. That’s when I decided it was time to get off the sidelines and lead.

    ~ Student, Avon Middle High School
  • Leaders help to identify alternatives to negative and destructive behaviors. I know through discussions with my friends that my choices have enabled them to say no to drugs and alcohol. I feel that I have helped to make a difference at Avon Middle High School.

    ~ SALSA member, student arm of ACES

Upcoming Meetings

Wed Jun 08 @ 3:15PM -
Coalition Meeting
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