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10 December, 2021
Tips on Keeping Busy this Winter From LUK Prevention
Tips on Keeping Busy this Winter From LUK Prevention  Amber Haney / LUK Prevention Team Winter break during a pandemic leaves many of us with...
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9 December, 2021
Empowering Youth and Embracing Self-Care Through Art
by Amber Haney Throughout the month of May, LUK Prevention is encouraging youth in Central Massachusetts to consider the ways in which they are making...
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8 December, 2021
Involving Youth in Prevention Work
Why involving youth in prevention work can be a game changer. Youth leadership in prevention programming is a game changer, and here’s why: Youth are...
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7 December, 2021
Providing Stability to the Youngest Survivors
by Michele Morrissey A baby girl, just four days old and exposed to heroin, is shuddering through withdrawal in intensive care, her fate now being...
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6 December, 2021
April is Volunteer Appreciation Month
Volunteers are Awesome! April is Volunteer Appreciation Month! National Volunteer Week began in 1974 when President Nixon signed an executive order establishing the week as...
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5 December, 2021
January is National Mentoring Month
by Hilary Amedy, Mentoring Program Coordinator January is National Mentoring Month and is the largest-scale mentoring campaign nationwide. National Mentoring Month offers us a chance...
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4 December, 2021
October is Prevention Month!
By Brandy Litt, Director of Community Engagement and Support (CES) There is an interesting analogy that prevention people often use to describe their efforts. In...
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3 December, 2021
Pride Month
As Pride month closes, retired LUK employee José Rivera reflects on the history and what Pride means to him. In June of 2000, Bill Clinton...
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2 December, 2021
Prevention Events Coming in August
by Cindy Dalton, Public Relations Specialist  Every summer, the LUK Prevention Team puts on two great events for the community: National Night Out and the...
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