Tuesday, January 11, 2011

New director to tackle substance abuse in Milford

CT Post (Milford, CT) January 7, 2011

"The city's new substance abuse prevention director has one goal, but it is an ambitious one: to change the way the community views drug use.
'Kids, and even some parents, may think that it is a rite of passage and that everybody is doing it, but that is not the case,' Tanya L. Schweitzer said Friday. 'That mentality just perpetuates the problem.'
Schweitzer, an adjunct professor of psychology at Sacred Heart University, was hired with a federal grant of $125,000 per year with five years guaranteed. The grant also will pay for a part-time assistant, materials and administration." Read More

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