Attorney General Maura Healey has launched a hotline for Massachusetts residents to report incidents of harassment and intimidation of racial, ethnic and religious minorities, women, LGBTQ individuals and immigrants.
Mental Health Services
Drug and Alcohol Addiction Help
Substance Abuse Family Support Programs
Other Social Services serving Milton area
MSAPC brings together health and social service professionals, public leaders in education, religion, media, recreation, business, public safety, policy and planning, as well as diverse residents – including students, parents and affected family members – to work collaboratively on preventing and addressing substance abuse and preventable mental illness in our Town of Milton, with a focus on youth. Visit their website.
These resources were provided by Maggie Skeer, ScD, MPH, MSW, Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine and a member of Congregation Beth Shalom of the Blue Hills.
Talk. They hear you is a campaign that helps parents and caregivers start talking to their children early—as early as nine years old—about the dangers of alcohol. The website also has an interactive video that helps you practice different ways to talk to your child about alcohol: http://www.samhsa.gov/underagedrinking
Too Smart to Start is a website for families to help young people avoid underage alcohol use and its consequences.
How to Raise a Drug-Free Kid: The Straight Dope for Parents is a book by Joseph A. Califano. Chapter 14, “The Signs of Use – What To Do if You See Them” talks about how to tell if your child might be using substances and gives advice on what to do if you know or think your child might be using them.
The Cool Spot is a website for 11-13-year-olds that has games and graphics that can help you learn ways to not give into peer pressure to drink.
NIDA for Teens is a website for teens that has games, real stories, and interactive tools, all about drugs.
Girl’s Health gives girls between the ages of 10-16 information about lots of different health issues like relationships, fitness, nutrition, and drugs, alcohol, and smoking.