As part of the national Drug Take Back Day, the UBHCHY Coalition once again participated in this event on September 29th. The event was a huge success with over 5,600 pounds of drugs collected throughout all of the county. Since the inception of the program, over 17,000 pounds have been collected in Bucks County.
The Palisades High School Library was the setting for a September 24th Parent Chat. The topic for the evening’s discussion was “Social Issues and Our High School Students.” Attendees were the parents of 9th graders at Palisades High School.
On October 12th, Palisades PACT sponsored a post-Homecoming “Pizza Social” at the Palisades High School cafeteria immediately following the homecoming game. The event was a success with over 80 students attending and enjoying free food and drink, coffee-house style music and various board and card games.
As summer begins many of us find ourselves reflecting back over the accomplishments of the past year – whether we have children in school or not. With the change of seasons comes a change in activities, the culmination of sports efforts, and a shift in focus.
This spring a group of thirty Palisades parents gathered for a very important and successful Parent Chat. The Parent Chat focused on the topic: How To Help Your Child Make a Smooth Transition to Middle School.
The April 28th National Drug Take-Back Day was a huge success not only locally in Upper Bucks county, but throughout all of Bucks County and the rest of the country. In the UBHCHY Coalition area, the following police departments participated and collected increasing amounts of unused or expired prescriptions, (total pounds in parentheses):
Ray Fox, UBHCHY member from Quakertown, was among twelve individuals from Bucks County recently recognized by the Drug Enforcement Administration for his work on behalf of the UBHCHY Coalition during the National Prescription Drug Take Back Days.
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