The Granby Youth Service Bureau is proud to be working in cooperation with SAMSA’s Talk: They Hear You campaign to help parents begin and sustain conversations with their children that will help significantly reduce underage substance abuse. From elementary to high school, these conversations can make a powerful difference in our children’s long-term health and wellbeing.
The Youth Action Council is a leadership and community service group of high school students. For over a decade, YAC has lived up to its mission of making Granby a better place for youth by focusing on providing safe, fun events for kids in elementary and middle school.
Peer education is a method of information dissemination used in many public health initiatives. When a target population is in need of information that is deemed essential to maintain health, it is a well-documented fact that they are most likely to seek information and believe facts given to them by peers.
Join us for a discussion of the latest information coming from sources such as Yale’s just-completed $10 million grant exploring the risks associated with vaping. Join an exchange of ideas on how best to curb this latest trend amongst our youth.
A confidential support group for tweens and younger teens who have experienced anxiety and depression will meet on Friday’s beginning March 19 from 5:45 to 6:30 p.m.
Each session will focus on reinforcing positive coping techniques using a framework of cognitive behavioral and mindfulness techniques. Art, music, meditation and other expressive activities will be included with guided discussions and sharing.
The Granby Youth Action Council is proud to announce its Zombie Shuffle for students in grades 3-5 and a parent/loved adult. The fun-filled event will feature games, costumes (if you want), food, music and dancing. It will take place Saturday, Oct.