"Prevention" Tagged Articles

Central New York, Poverty, Public Safety

Syracuse Community Center Aims to Prevent Violence Through After-School Programs

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Click play above to learn about the local community center providing after-school and weekend programs to kids, teens and families.  Audio transcript: SCRIPT By Anna Azallion, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — After a string of violence involving teens in Syracuse, many community members are looking for solutions. A local community center provides after-school and weekend […]

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Central New York, Community

Syracuse Summer Theater Partners with Contact Community Services to Raise Awareness about Suicide

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By Naiya Brooks EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Syracuse Summer Theater’s musical “Pippin” partnered with Contact Community  Services to raise awareness about suicide prevention. Suicide is a theme in the play and the theater thought it would be a perfect way to give back. “Well they decided to partner with us, thankfully,” said Contact’s […]

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Prevention Network of Syracuse Seeks Collaborative Teen Substance Abuse Model

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By Lauren Winfrey SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – A local organization committed to addiction prevention says the most effective approach to teen substance abuse requires a collaborative effort among community members and community organizations. The Prevention Network of Syracuse has launched the Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Initiative, which is based on a national prevention model. […]

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Saving a Life, Feeding the Problem

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By Elizabeth Beeson SYRACUSE, NY (NCC NEWS) – Heroin is no longer an inner-city problem, according to New York lawmakers. They say it’s an affluent and suburban epidemic that’s claiming the lives of New Yorkers of all ages and backgrounds. “It’s in all the neighborhoods” “It’s overwhelming. It’s definitely a problem. It’s in all the neighborhoods. […]

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