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Riverhead Community Awareness Program


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.

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.

Students and community march against drugs in 35th annual Riverhead CAP event

The Riverhead CAP “Say No to Drugs” march returned to downtown Riverhead Friday morning after a two-year pandemic hiatus, welcomed back by perfect spring weather and hundreds of enthusiastic participants and spectators.

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.

‘Parent University’ focusing on Narcan training, drug use awareness set for Wednesday

Community organizations will present a “Parent University” event at Riverhead High School on Wednesday to teach families how to recognize and respond to drug use in their children, and provide training for when and how to administer the overdose rescue drug Narcan.

Police charge four in underage alcohol sales investigation

Riverhead Town Police report the arrest of four people on charges stemming from an underage alcohol sales investigation in town.

CAP Youth Coalition urges town board to focus marijuana efforts on youth prevention

Riverhead Town looks to Riverhead CAP Youth Coalition for assistance to help prevent marijuana use by the community's youth.

Riverhead CAP launches ‘celebrate sober’ campaign in advance of graduation celebrations

In partnership with local businesses and Peconic Bay Medical Center, CAP is placing 2-inch stickers on participating businesses' items — like deli sandwiches, take out bags and coffee cups — which say: “Congratulations Class of 2021. Live Your Best Life: Celebrate Sober.”

Three Riverhead CAP high school students join county’s Leaders of Tomorrow Youth Council

The council is composed of 30 members aged 14 to 21 who work on teams to identify and prioritize issues that affect Suffolk County youth.

Riverhead students celebrate the ‘Great Kindness Challenge’

Fourth grade students from Phillips Avenue Elementary School and Roanoke Avenue Elementary Schools are celebrating the Great Kindness Challenge this week.