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Dedham Parent Webinars

In April, 2020 the Dedham Parent Action Team partnered with local prevention experts and Prevention Solutions to offer brief educational webinars on raising resilient, drug free teens.

Dedham Parent Webinar #1

How to Talk to Your Kids About Substance Use.

Dedham Parent Webinar #2

Protecting the Developing Adolescent.

Dedham Parent Webinar #3

Preventing Youth Alcohol Access in Dedham.


In partnership with DOSA, the Needham Public Health Department engaged high school students in a PhotoVoice project highlighting local high school students’ perspectives and experiences related to alcohol and other drug use. In Dedham, 25 students participated, capturing 100 images that allowed them to think critically about their surroundings as they documented through photos the effects community substance use has on them and their peers.

DHS Virtual Project

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, the DOSA Project Coordinator, Cassandra Bigness, hosted a virtual project for DHS students to create posters that raise awareness surrounding mental health during the pandemic and positive coping skills. All flyers below were created by DHS students.

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