Welcome to Massachusetts SADD!

Join us for a SADD training and the statewide Town Hall Meeting Kick-off Event at the State House in Boston!
Massachusetts SADD is planning a great day for students and advisors! Join us at the State House in Boston directly preceding the statewide Town Hall Meeting kick-off event for a training and networking opportunity. Come meet with your legislators about the alcohol and substance use concerns in your school & community and share best practices with other youth groups. Click here to register or download the flyers.

Massachusetts Department of Public Health Bureau of Substance Abuse Services provides free material and a helpline
Are you looking to order FREE materials for your next health fair or parent night? The Massachusetts Health Promotion Clearinghouse website provides free health promotion materials for Massachusetts residents, health care providers, and social service providers. Visit http://massclearinghouse.ehs.state.ma.us/ to order materials today!

The Massachusetts Substance Abuse Information and Education Helpline provides free and confidential information and referrals for alcohol and other drug abuse problems and related concerns. The Helpline is committed to linking consumers with comprehensive, accurate, and current information about treatment and prevention services throughout Massachusetts. Services are available Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm and on Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Language interpreters are always available. Visit http://www.helpline-online.com/ for more information.

Mini-Grant Program
Massachusetts SADD has a unique mini-grant opportunity available. We are seeking SADD chapters who are ready to raise the bar in their community and take a stand against underage drinking and youth access to alcohol. By committing to do a few simple projects and attending the Thursday, April 10, 2014 Statewide Town Hall Meeting Kick-Off event, your chapter can earn $400 and a boatload of resources for use during your events throughout the remainder of the school year. Don’t miss this great opportunity! Click here to apply today! The goal of the Massachusetts SADD Mini-Grant Program is to raise awareness about youth access to alcohol, underage drinking and impaired driving to create sustainable youth and adult behavior change to reduce the risks associated with these issues.

Massachusetts T-shirts Available Now
Have you been waiting for a signature Massachusetts SADD t-shirt? Well wait no longer, because they are on sale now! These “wicked awesome” shirts are on sale for $12 each plus a small shipping/handling fee! All proceeds go to supporting the Massachusetts SADD Student Advisory Board (SAB) students who will attend the SADD National Conference in June. Please contact Taylor Seaboyer at tseaboyer@sadd.org about purchasing your Massachusetts SADD t-shirts!

Student Advisory Board
Massachusetts SADD will be accepting applications for the 2014-2015 MA SADD Student Advisory Board (SAB) this spring. Look for applications to go out in March.

The group meets in person regularly throughout the year, usually on a monthly basis, and also communicates through email, Facebook and conference calls. All members are expected to attend and participate in all meetings and trainings.

The Massachusetts SADD Student Advisory Board is open to current high school freshmen, sophomores and juniors. Please consider nominating up to two students from your chapter!

School Visits
Calling all MA SADD chapters - SADD wants to meet you! We want to know what great things you are up to and how we can support your chapter. Feel free to contact Taylor Seaboyer at tseaboyer@sadd.org today!

Chapter Registration
If you have not already done so, please don’t forget to register your chapter for this school year. SADD asks all chapters to update their information annually (there are no dues or membership fees) and we want to ensure we have your most up-to-date information. In return, you’ll receive a SADD Membership Certificate (suitable for framing) and a free poster - as well as information about other available resources. Please register online.

MA SADD is now on Facebook!
MA SADD has a Facebook page that is a great source for news, information, and the ability to hear from others.  The page was started in an effort to connect with SADD students on a regular basis and to give them an outlet to share their thoughts and opinions.  You can also find event information, photos from previous events, and more.  Please ask your SADD chapter students to “like” the page and share it with their friends.

You can view the page by clicking here or typing in "Massachusetts SADD" in the search box in Facebook. 

***Please note that you do not need to be a member of Facebook to view the page*** 

The SADD logo is now available for school chapters and community groups to download from the web.  Groups interested in accessing the logo should visit: http://sadd.org/saddlogo.htm for more information and to download the logo. 

Want to Start a SADD Chapter? Click here.

Massachusetts SADD is a proud member of the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Partners in Prevention. For more information, please visit: http://www.miaa.net/student-services/partnersinprevention.htm

partners in prevention

If your SADD chapter is working on a project that you would like us to hear about e-mail us at info@sadd.org.

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