August 2020
COVID-19 Toolkits Available from the CDC
Looking for guidance regarding COVID-19? The Center for Disease Control and Prevention is offering a variety of one-stop-shop toolkits on COVID-19 support for schools, workplaces, travelers, colleges and universities, childcare programs and more.
Study Shows that Cannabis Use in Pregnancy Linked to a Greater Risk of Autism
In the largest study of its kind, Canadian researchers found that children whose mothers reported using cannabis during pregnancy were at greater risk of autism. The incidence of autism was 4 per 1000 among children exposed to cannabis in pregnancy, compared to 2.42 among unexposed children. 
New Futures Newsletter
Check out the August issue of the New Futures newsletter which includes updates the status of the four New Futures' campaign priorities, other critical health and wellness policy efforts from this session, the 2020 Kids Count Data Book, the New Futures' report on the costs of COVID-19 on substance use treatment and recovery providers, as well as upcoming advocacy opportunities.
Program Director
*Job Opportunity Available*
The Plymouth Area Recovery Connection (PARC), a 501(c)(3) private non-profit startup, is seeking a full-time Program Director to develop and manage programs and hire personnel. The Plymouth Area Recovery Connection provides a caring and supportive environment for anyone working to recover from addiction. PARC communicates a message of hope; links individuals with recovery-related treatment services and peer support services; and facilitates the development of healthy and sustainable lifestyles.
Community Invitation
Panel Discussion
Screenagers: The Next Chapter
Operation Parent Webinar
Back to School: Helping Kids Overcome School Anxiety and Build Resiliency

August 24th

Living in a world that’s increasingly unpredictable, today’s kids, especially alternative learners, are more anxious than ever before. Dr. Sharon Saline, veteran psychologist and author of What your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew: Working Together to Empower Kids for Success in School and Life, and The ADHD Solution Card Deck will discuss how anxiety works and what professionals and parents can do to help kids reduce their worries.
Recovery Coach Academy
Training Opportunity
September 28-October 2, 2020
Jaffrey, NH
A 30-hour, evidence-informed, highly interactive training using the "Coaching Recovery: The Art and Science of Peer-Assisted Recovery" curriculum. This event is for people interested in providing recovery coaching services in a variety of service settings, authored by several New-Hampshire-based and national thought leaders in the field of peer-based recovery supports.
Are you a parent in the Plymouth or Newfound area looking to meet other parents? Looking for support and connections with other parents in your community during these challenging times? If so, join the PAC today!

For more information about the PAC contact Liz Brochu at
PAC Meeting: September 9th from 6-7:30, Location TBD
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94 Highland Street
Plymouth, NH 03264
(603) 536-9793