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CAP launches parent survey to gain input for new prevention and wellness programs

Riverhead CAP is seeking parent input to develop new prevention and wellness programs. Take an anonymous online survey and enter to win a $50 gift card.

Carlo’s Pizza partners with Riverhead CAP and Tobacco Action Coalition for ‘Sticker Shock’

The brightly colored stickers placed by Riverhead students on pizza boxes at Carlo's Pizza Oven in Riverhead warn adults against buying alcohol for someone under 21 and provide information about the dangers of flavored tobacco and vape products.

Riverhead CAP receives major funding boost

Riverhead CAP has received two multi-year grant awards totaling $2.55 million to support its substance abuse and mental health prevention programs.

Police charge two clerks with selling to patrons under 21 during vape and tobacco sales sting

Riverhead Police said they arrested two people during a tobacco and vape compliance check across town yesterday.

Cops: Tobacco/vape compliance check in Riverhead produces two arrests

Riverhead Town Police report charging two Riverhead men in a tobacco/vape compliance check at 13 retail vendors in Riverhead yesterday. Eleven vendors were found to be in compliance.

NFL lineman Ethan Greenidge, former Blue Waves football standout, teams up with Riverhead CAP on school supplies donation to his elementary...

Phillips Avenue Elementary School received a donation of $4,000 worth of school supplies from Riverhead CAP this year, thanks to the generosity of CAP President Brian Stark and New Orleans Saints offensive lineman and former Riverhead Blue Waves football standout Ethan Greenidge.

Riverhead CAP seeks community volunteers to lead drug and alcohol prevention program at Pulaski Street

The Riverhead CAP is seeking community volunteers to help teach its "Drug and Alcohol Prevention Program" to fifth and sixth grade students at Pulaski Street Elementary School for the 2022 to 2023 school year.

Riverhead CAP’s annual march against drugs to return June 10

CAP's annual march against drugs, alcohol and tobacco will return this year after a two-year absence due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The march is set for Friday, June 10. Tijuana Fulford of the Butterfly Effect Project is this year's special guest and keynote speaker.

Riverhead CAP wins five year grant for mental health awareness training program

The Riverhead Community Awareness Program has been awarded a five-year federal grant to instruct community organizations on how to identify, understand and respond to child and adult mental health and substance abuse issues.

CAP Youth Coalition cleans up local beaches during environmental scan event

More than half of the litter collected at Reeves Beach — 18 out of 35 pounds — was discarded alcohol products like beer cans, bottles and alcohol products that appeal to youth, the coalition said. Substance use at local parks and beaches are illegal in Riverhead.