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A Healthy Lynnfield

Substance abuse prevention in Lynnfield

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Prevention for Teens

Supporting Positive Decision Making

Wish you could find something positive to do with your time? Want an alternative to hanging out with friends that make you uncomfortable or that aren't such a great influence?


A Healthy Lynnfield encourages young people to participate in prosocial activities--meaningful endeavors that support positive decision making and self-esteem. Here are some ways to do that: 


Find Volunteer Activities near you: 

http://www.volunteermatch.org/


Find outdoor activities:

http://www.massaudubon.org/get-outdoors/wildlife-sanctuaries


Learn about exercise classes and staying active:

Torigian Family YMCA


Looking for a cool site to learn about drugs and alcohol? Need information for a school report from a credible source? Or maybe you want to help a friend?  The following sites have youth-friendly information about drug and alcohol prevention:

 

The 84: A statewide youth-driven anti-tobacco campaign

 The Real Cost : A Tobacco Site

Above the Influence:  A national media campaign and great site for positive motivation!

The Cool Spot:  The younger teens spot for alcohol and drug information.

NIDA for Teens : The National Institute for Health site for teens. Get the research!

 Just Think Twice: A site provided by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency.

Learn More

Check out all of the programs and activities offered by the Lynnfield Recreation Department!

Teen Brain Video

Check out this great video

Said No Drug Dealer Ever

Produce by the Middlesex Partnership for Youth.