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Teen Safety Summit

May 25 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm

The Bristol County Underage Substance Use Prevention Task Force Invites you to the fifth county-wide Celebrating Our Success Teen Safety Summit This FREE conference will highlight and bring education & awareness to many topics that are important to teens such as mental health & wellness, substance use, discrimination, vaping, cyber safety, healthy relationships and more. Who: This summit is geared toward middle/high school students, college students, law enforcement, court personnel, youth-based organizations, healthcare providers, social service providers, prevention specialists, school personnel, college administrators, public officials, lawyers and parents/caregivers What: This FREE day long conference will offer tech-free connectivity, interactive workshop sessions, resources and prizes. Light breakfast & lunch provided. When: Wednesday May 25, 2022- 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (Rain date 5/26/22) Where: Camp Welch 127 N. Main St., Assonet/Freetown, MA 02702 Thomas M. Quinn III, Bristol County District Attorney and UASUP Task Force sponsor to offer opening remarks. Keynote presentation by Pam Garramone “7 Ways to Feel Happier, Instantly!” Comedian Craig Tornquist will be the emcee for the day and deliver our afternoon message. Students and community members will participate in fun and educational workshops as well as networking and resource tables. To Register: www.bristolda.com or https://www.eventbrite.com/o/bristol-county-das-underage-substance-use-18409806838 For questions and information: Contact april.c.funches@state.ma.us or 508-961-1983. To request a resource table please contact Delores Joseph at djoseph@town.dartmouth.ma.us Note on Sponsorships: Dear Community Partners, The Bristol County District Attorney’s Underage Substance Use Taskforce is soliciting sponsorships in support of our 5 th Annual Teen Safety Summit which will be held on Wednesday March 25, 2022. Our last in person summit was held in 2019 so we are thrilled to be hosting this in person event this year. In the 4 years that we have hosted this summit we have had over 400 participants in attendance. This summit will highlight and bring education/awareness to many topics that can be harmful to teens such as; opioid use and addiction, underage drinking, suicide, mental health/wellness, gang violence, healthy relationships, cyber safety and more. Because the summit is free for all participants the DA’s Office is actively seeking sponsorships to cover various costs associated with the summit. It is our sincere hope that you share in our vision to address these dangerous, existing trends among teens. Sponsorships from community partners such as yourself make it possible for us to continue to put on these free events for youth in our community. I have also attached a copy of the summit flyer. Should you have any further questions about the summit, please contact; Deloris Joseph, Teen Safety Summit Resource Chair, at 508-910-1851 or djoseph@town.dartmouth.ma.us or April C. Funches, Program Manager for Community Affairs at the BCDA’s Office at 508-961-1983 or april.c.funches@state.ma.us Sincerely, Deloris Joseph Deloris Joseph, Resource Chair Bristol County Underage Substance Use Prevention Taskforce Member April Funches April C. Funches, Program Manager Community Affairs Bristol District Attorney’s Office


Camp Welch
127 North Main Street
Assonet/Freetown, MA 02702 United States
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