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Advanced Motivational Interviewing with John Brelsford, PhD:

Caregivers will learn strategies to strengthen their communication skills at this free workshop focused on helping teens make healthy choices through "Motivational Interviewing".

Sunday, January 29 from 2-5 pm at 8 Atwood Drive, Suite 301, Northampton, MA (next to the former Clarion Hotel). Snow date February 5.

CLICK HERE to learn more.

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Research shows that parents and caregivers are the leading influence on their child’s decisions about alcohol. Although it may not seem like it, when parents talk about underage drinking, their children do hear them.

Prepare for one of the most important conversations you may ever have with your kids about underage drinking with SAMHSA’s “Talk. They Hear You.” app available from the App StoreSM, Google Play™, the Windows® Store, and Windows® Phone Store.

CLICK HERE to watch a quick video on how the app works.

To learn more about the "Talk. They Hear You" Underage Drinking Prevention National Media Campaign CLICK HERE. #WeTalked

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A free 7-week program for parents/caregivers and their middle school students, 5th through 8th grade.   

The next session begins Wednesday, March 8, 2017 from 6-8 pm at the White Brook Middle School. There will be no session on April 19th. 

Click here for more detailed information on the Program, including other session dates.

The Strenthening Families Program Youth 10-14 has been featured in the Daily Hampshire Gazette and the Hampshire County Parent Guide.

CLICK HERE to register. 


Coalition Coordinator:
Ruth Ever, MPH 
Email: coalition@epsd.us
Phone: 413-207-5725


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