One of the goals in Section 4.8 Community Health in the Imagine Sharon Executive Summary (2019) outlines the need to "Support the mental and emotional wellness of children and youth to reduce the potential for risky behavior and to increase opportunities among all youth in town." Although this goal specifically discusses children and youth, the Town of Sharon supports the mental and emotional wellness of people of all ages.
In order to ensure everyone is receiving the support they need, there are many steps that can be taken. Providing reliable resources online is a great place to start!
Tools to fight teen substance abuse:
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