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PRESS RELEASE--For Immediate Release
June 24, 2014

David Fialko, Prevention Specialist                            Beverly Haberle, Executive Director
The Council of Southeast Pennsylvania              The Council of Southeast Pennsylvania
215-230-8218, ext. 3162                                                                               215-345-6644
dfialko@councilsepa.org                                                           bhaberle@councilsepa.org  

The Council of SE Pennsylvania Hosts Town Hall Meeting
MADD's "Power of Parents" on Underage Drinking

DOYLESTOWN, PA, June 24, 2014 -- Of all the dangers your teen faces, underage drinking is among the worst. Whether teens are experimenting with beer, wine, or other liquor, alcohol presents a serious--and potentially deadly--threat. Research shows that brain development continues well into a person's twenties. Alcohol can affect this development, and contribute to a range of problems. 

You are invited to be part of the conversation, come find out how you can start talking before they start drinking.  
Date of Meeting:
     Monday, June 30, 2014
Location of Meeting:
    The Council of Southeast Pennsylvania
    252 West Swamp Road, Suite 33
     Doylestown, PA 18901
Time of Meeting:
     7:00 pm to 8:30 pm  
RSVP to attend:
     or David 215-230-8218 x 3162

About The Council of Southeast Pennsylvania, Inc.
The Council of Southeast Pennsylvania, Inc. is a private nonprofit prevention, education, advocacy, and intervention organization, providing a wide range of services to families, schools, businesses, individuals, and the community. Founded in 1975, The Council serves the Southeast region of Pennsylvania and is a member of a nationwide network of National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Affiliates. The Council has offices and Recovery Community Centers in Doylestown, New Britain, Bristol, and Philadelphia. For help with alcohol, tobacco or other substances, or for information on the disease of alcoholism and addiction, call 800-221-6333, toll-free, 24-hours a day. For more information, visit www.councilsepa.org.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.

About Town Hall Meetings 
Every two years, SAMHSA sponsors national Town Hall Meetings to educate communities about underage drinking and to mobilize them around its prevention. Prevention is working! Help continue the downward trend in underage drinking by hosting or attending a meeting in your area.

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