December is National Drunk & Drugged Driving Prevention Month

Dear HCC Member:
The Holiday season is here and we want to bring a special awareness to the prevention of drunk and drugged driving during the month of December, as well as the prevention of underage alcohol and Marijuana use during the Holidays.

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December is National Drunk & Drugged Driving Prevention Month
Almost everybody loves holiday parties. But drinking and driving can make that festive time deadly for drivers, passengers, and pedestrians. December’s National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month has a high fatality rate due to people driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or both. According to the National Safety Council, over 40,000 people died in alcohol-related traffic accidents last year, so this year, stay safe during the holidays. Read more
Keeping Your Teen Safe During the Holidays

  • Talk to your teens about the dangers of alcohol use.
  • Establish rules with your teen about not drinking along with clear consequences.
  • Limit easy access to alcohol during holiday gatherings.
  • Set a good example, DO NOT drink and drive.
Parents: For more information or for help in finding a way to talk to your teen about not drinking go to:

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Posts and memes to share

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Next HCC Meeting will be on January 2nd via Zoom at 12:00pm!

  • The Trauma Informed Care Consortium will be meeting Wednesday, January 22nd at 10:00 am in the Magnano Reception Room, JCC Campus, Olean, NY.

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