These are special featured full-page newspaper articles from various media sources including the New York Times, The Hour, Connecticut Post, The News-Times, Effingham Daily News, The Stamford Times, and The Advocate.
Kathy Callahan, Community Contributor | Posted Thu, Apr 1, 2021 at 10:24 am ET | Courage To Speak® Foundation Founder to Present on April 27 A Promise to Jordan hosts virtual presentation about substance abuse prevention programs available to parents By now, it's no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated mental health and substance use disorders for millions of Americans over the past year, escalating an already serious issue and sending it spiraling out of control. On Tuesday, April 27, 2021, A Promise to Jordan will host a virtual presentation by Ginger Katz, CEO and Founder of the Courage to [...]
The Courage to Speak Foundation Announces the 20th Annual Ian James Eaccarino Memorial 9-Mile Race to take place on Saturday, August 4th, 2018 at Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk, CT
By Donna Christopher [Courage to Speak Foundation founder Ginger Katz quoted.] It may seem counterintuitive but teens and tweens at home, possibly even under the watchful eye of remotely working parents, could be using or abusing drugs and/or alcohol as much as before. Addiction experts and someone in recovery from drug addiction suggest moms and dads pay attention to the signs especially now when stress is at its height. Jade (not her real name), 33, of Fairfield County, has been in recovery since 2007 from an addiction to prescription pills and heroin, a drug habit that began when she was just [...]
The 16th Annual Courage to Speak Empowering Youth to be Drug Free Family Night will take place on Wednesday, March 25th, 2020 at 5:30 pm, at Nathan Hale Middle School, 176 Strawberry Hill Ave, Norwalk, CT (snow date: April 1st).
By Ginger Katz, Neighbor | Courage to Speak Empowering Youth to be Drug-Free Family Night The Courage to Speak Foundation's 24th Year in Mission to Save Lives THIS EVENT IS CURRENTLY POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. The 16th Annual Courage to Speak Empowering Youth to be Drug Free Family Night will take place on Wednesday, March 25th, 2020 at 5:30 p.m., at Nathan Hale Middle School, 176 Strawberry Hill Ave, Norwalk, CT (snow date: April 1st). All communities are invited to the event, which will bring students, parents, educators, school and government officials, businesses and [...]
The 16th Annual Courage to Speak Empowering Youth to be Drug Free Family Night will take place on Wednesday, March 25th, 2020 at 5:30 p.m., at Nathan Hale Middle School, 176 Strawberry Hill Ave, Norwalk, CT (snow date: April 1st). All are invited to the event, which will bring students, parents, educators, school and government officials, businesses and other community leaders together to affirm their commitment to keep our children safe from drugs and other risky behaviors. A complimentary dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m., and the program will begin at 6:30 p.m.
The Courage to Speak® Foundation is proud to announce the launch of our NEW Online Parent Drug Prevention Training Module. Under the 2018-2020 State Opioid Response Grant (SOR), the Courage to Speak® Foundation was asked to adapt our live parent drug prevention education program, Courage to Speak® – Courageous Parenting 101 “Parenting Through the Opioid Crisis and Beyond”, into an interactive Online Training Module. With this grant from the CT Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, the Courage to Speak® Foundation developed this new program to be available to all parents for FREE!
By Donna Christopher | To date, 31 groups of adults in Connecticut have taken the time to complete a two-hour drug prevention program to keep their children safe from drugs. Ginger Katz of the Courage to Speak Foundation gives a drug prevention presentation to adults to keep their children safe. The program is the Courage to Speak Foundation's Courageous Parenting 101 - "Parenting Through the Opioid Crisis and Beyond" and will be offered here online for busy parents starting in December. The next live Courage to Speak Courageous Parenting 101 – Parenting Through the Opioid Crisis and Beyond is [...]
By Donna Christopher | If you are a parent and worried your kids are saying yes to drugs you are not alone. But first. Do you know why kids use drugs? Stress, pain, peer pressure, fitting in, some say it's cool, to feel better and boredom, according to an expert in the field whose family tragedy turned into her mission to help kids say no to drugs. The good news: All parents have this in their arsenal: communication. The number one way for parents to prevent drug abuse is to talk to their kids, says Ginger [...]